bloated

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adjective bloat·ed \ˈblō-təd\

Definition of bloated

  1. :  overfilled and extended with liquid, gas, food, etc. felt bloated from eating too much a bloated body —often used figuratively to describe something as having grown excessively large a bloated budget a bloated bureaucracy

Examples of bloated in a sentence

  1. I felt bloated from eating too much.

  2. a bloated sense of his own importance

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First Known Use of bloated

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BLOATED Defined for English Language Learners

bloated

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adjective bloat·ed \ˈblō-təd\

Definition of bloated for English Language Learners

  • : very swollen : too full of liquid, gas, food, etc.



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