Adjective "Bloat" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Bloat


    Definition:

    1. to expand or distend, as with air, water, etc.; cause to swell: Overeating bloated their bellies.

    2. to puff up; make vain or conceited: The promotion has bloated his ego to an alarming degree.

    3. to cure (fishes) as bloaters. verb (used without object)

    4. to become swollen; be puffed out or dilated: The carcass started to bloat. noun

    5. Also called hoven. Veterinary Pathology. (in cattle, sheep, and horses) a distention of the rumen or paunch or of t

    Examples:

    "deficits can be bloat."

    "spendings can be bloat."