blown

adjective
\ ˈblōn How to pronounce blown (audio) \

Definition of blown

1a : swollen
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

First Known Use of blown

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

History and Etymology for blown

Middle English blowen, from past participle of blowen to blow

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

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“Blown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blown. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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