Adjective "Blown" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Blown


    Definition:

    1. inflated; swollen; expanded: a blown stomach.

    2. destroyed, melted, inoperative, misshapen, ruined, or spoiled: to replace a blown fuse; to dispose of blown canned goods.

    3. being out of breath.

    4. flyblown.

    5. formed by blowing: blown glass.

    6. Automotive Slang. (of an engine) supercharged. (of a cylinder) destroyed or severely damaged under mechanical stress.

    Origin:
    blown

    Examples:

    "people can be blown off roofs."

    "soldiers can be blown to bits."

    "bottles can be blown on premises."

    "ups can be blown."

    "ways can be blown."

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