Definition of bloated
1a : enlarged or swollen beyond usual or expected bounds <a river bloated by heavy rains>b : marked by or affected with distension of the abdomen especially due to the accumulation of gas in the digestive tract <felt bloated after the big meal>
2 : obnoxiously vain <a bloated ego>
3a : being much larger than what is warranted <a bloated estimate> <a bloated budget>b : heightened by artificial or empty means : unnecessarily or gratuitously elaborate : inflated 1 <bloated language>
Examples of bloated in a sentence
I felt bloated from eating too much.
<a bloated sense of his own importance>
First Known Use of bloated
BLOATED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bloated for English Language Learners
: very swollen : too full of liquid, gas, food, etc.
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