blow over

verb

blew over; blown over; blowing over; blows over

intransitive verb

: to pass away without effect

Word History

First Known Use

1609, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blow over was in 1609

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“Blow over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blow%20over. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

blow over

verb
: to come to an end without a lasting effect
hoped the problem would blow over soon
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