Adjective "Blowoff" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Blowoff


    Definition:

    1. a current of escaping surplus steam, water, etc.: The safety valve released a violent blowoff from the furnace.

    2. a device that permits and channels such a current.

    3. Slang. a person who brags or boasts; a blow-hard.

    4. a temporary, sudden surge, as in prices: The Federal Reserve Board's credit tightening could cause a blowoff in interest rates.

    Examples:

    "situations can be blowoff."

    "rallies can be blowoff."