Examples of blowup in a Sentence
The blowup of the photograph was easy to frame.
The two of them had a big blowup about something trivial.
The coach's latest blowup occurred when one of his players arrived late.
Recent Examples of blowup from the Web
Sherman had two notable sideline blowups and decided for a while to stop talking with local media.
New lenders, notably from Asia, have kept the market flush even as export credit support slammed shut, but an industry downturn or leasing company blowup could change that.
The University of Pennsylvania chapter was suspended in December 2014 for a holiday card that showed mostly white members posing with a dark-skinned blowup doll, the campus newspaper reported.
After three consecutive blowups (six runs or more) after that, Foltynewicz has since settled down (three runs in 11 1/3 innings across two starts).
The predictable lust for a regime blowup is palpable around town.
Still, the latest blowup on Aug. 26 has people nervous.
About halfway through Andrew McMahon In the Wilderness' set, the veteran frontman decided to be playful (and risky) by hopping in a giant blowup duck and surfing the crowd -- while still singing.
Eager to get just a little closer to her beloved Colorado, Grandma raised her hand, strapped on a helmet and the two of us slipped into the flimsy little blowup.
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First Known Use of blowup
Synonymstantrum, explosion, fireworks, fit, hissy [chiefly Southern & southern Midland], hissy fit, huff, scene
Related Wordseruption, flare-up, outburst, storm, uproar; agitation, delirium, distraction, frenzy, furor, furore, fury, hysteria, rage, rampage; convulsion (s), paroxysm, seizure, spasm, upheaval; angriness, choler, indignation, irateness, ire, lividity, lividness, spleen, wrath, wrathfulness; reaction, rise; dander, temper; grouch, hump [British], pet, pouts, snit, sulk (s), sulkiness, sullenness
First Known Use of blow-up
Definition of blow up
- advertisers blowing up their products
- blow up a balloon
- it may blow up a storm
Examples of blow up in a Sentence
she blew up at everybody after a very long and very bad day
the building blew up because of a gas leak
Recent Examples of blow up from the Web
Our lowest quality production is the one that blows up!
But every heathen media type gets blown up/insulted/lied to/condescended to/ignored etc.
Then the spark blows up the gases, and the bot shoots up about 35 centimeters at a speed of more than 2 meters per second, the researchers report today in Science Robotics.
Explosives experts used a robotic device to blow up the device.
Another gamble hire appears to have blown up in Jay Jacobs' face.
In order to win over support in Congress, particularly from Democrats, Corker contended that the Trump administration needs to allay fears from Europe that the legislation would not blow up the nuclear accord with Iran.
Green, of course, is the gift that keeps on giving, and sometimes blows up in your face.
The colored girls blown up in that Birmingham church.
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First Known Use of blow up
blow up Synonyms
Synonymsflare (up), flip (out) [slang], blow a gasket, blow one's cool, blow one's stack, blow one's top, fly into a rage, fly off the handle, forget oneself, go ballistic, have a fit, hit the ceiling, hit the roof, lose one's cool, lose one's temper
Antonymscalm (down), simmer down
Related Wordsanger, fulminate, rage, rant, rave, snap, snarl, sputter, storm, tee off, vent, vituperate; bristle, burn, foam, fume, glare, glower, seethe, sizzle, smolder (or smoulder), steam, warm; burst, explode, flare (out), flash, inflame (also enflame), madden
Near Antonymschill out [slang], cool (off or down), relax; hush, quiet (down)
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