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overblown

1overblown

adjective over·blown \ˌō-vər-ˈblōn\

Definition of OVERBLOWN

:  past the prime of bloom <overblown roses>

Origin of OVERBLOWN

3blow
First Known Use: 1616

2overblown

adjective

Definition of OVERBLOWN

1
:  excessively large in girth :  portly
2
:  inflated <overblown claims> <overblown rhetoric>; also :  pretentious

Origin of OVERBLOWN

1blow
First Known Use: 1864

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