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overblown

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adjective over·blown \ˌō-vər-ˈblōn\

Definition of overblown

  1. :  past the prime of bloom <overblown roses>



Origin and Etymology of overblown

3blow


First Known Use: 1616


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overblown

adjective over·blown

Definition of overblown

  1. 1 :  excessively large in girth :  portly

  2. 2 :  inflated <overblown claims> <overblown rhetoric>; also :  pretentious



Origin and Etymology of overblown

1blow


First Known Use: 1864



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