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blow out

verb

Definition of blow out

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to extinguish by a gust

  3. 2 :  to dissipate (itself) by blowing —used of storms

  4. 3 :  to defeat easily

  5. 4 :  to damage severely <she blew out her knee in the race>

  6. intransitive verb
  7. 1 :  to become extinguished by a gust

  8. 2 :  to erupt out of control —used of an oil or gas well



Examples of blow out

  1. <blew out a smoke ring and began to tell us a good yarn>



14th Century

First Known Use of blow out

14th century


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