1
a
b
: affected with bloat
2
: being out of breath

Examples of blown in a Sentence

if the tin can is blown, throw it away—the food inside is spoiled

Word History

Etymology

Middle English blowen, from past participle of blowen to blow

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of blown was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Blown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blown. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

blown

adjective
1
: being swollen or inflated
2
: being out of breath

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