Definition of bloated
: 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
I felt bloated from eating too much.
a bloated sense of his own importance
Recent Examples of bloated from the Web
Toronto introduced its own foreign buyer tax this year and the International Monetary Fund said this week more could be done to prevent a dangerous unwinding of prices amid bloated consumer debt levels.
A new president could challenge the position of several elites who maintain corrupt fiefdoms that span a bloated public sector and military.
The Trump budget provides Congress with a good starting point to take a scalpel to the bloated federal welfare state.
The gang's all here in this somewhat bloated, self-serious sequel, but the irreverent energy of the original is in short supply. 2 hrs.
Without Lennon, McCartney’s concept would’ve sounded bloated and saccharine.
Mace argues that the PC industry is bloated and stagnant because Apple failed to compete with Microsoft.
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Definition of bloated for English Language Learners
: very swollen : too full of liquid, gas, food, etc.
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