Definition of ballooning
: the act or sport of riding in a balloon
Examples of ballooning in a Sentence
She's always wanted to go ballooning.
Recent Examples of ballooning from the Web
The writing and plotting are just not quite deft enough to compensate for its ballooning world, which only gets more complex as Franklin, Lucia and Teddy delve deeper into their plans.
The LDP sought to portray her as indecisive for delaying the relocation of the iconic Tsukiji fish market over pollution concerns and insisting on reviewing the ballooning cost of the 2020 Olympics.
Ballooning costs is what prompted construction to halt in 2013 on the unfinished jail.
Yet the international climate is rapidly deteriorating; warmongering is back in vogue, and military expenditure is ballooning.
Like the Khairudin family, Doorsselaere has a lifelong passion for ballooning, which is very popular in his home country.
Doorsselaere hopes that ballooning will become a popular activity for travelers to Kuala Lumpur, which received about 12 million tourists in 2016.
Adding to the mess is a ballooning backlog of unpaid bills to state contractors and vendors that’s reached about $14.5 billion and roughly $130 billion in unfunded pension liabilities.
Adding to the mess is a ballooning backlog of unpaid bills to state contractors and vendors that’s reached $14.5 billion, a worst-in-the-nation credit rating and roughly $130 billion in unfunded pension liabilities.
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First Known Use of ballooning
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Definition of ballooning for English Language Learners
: the activity or sport of riding in a hot air balloon
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