Definition of blowout
1 : a festive social affair
2 : a bursting of a container (as a tire) by pressure of the contents on a weak spot
3 : an uncontrolled eruption of an oil or gas well
4 : an easy or one-sided victory
5 : a valley or depression created by the wind in areas of shifting sand or of light cultivated soil
Examples of blowout in a sentence
The car crashed after one of its tires had a blowout.
We had a big blowout to celebrate his promotion.
The game was expected to be close but it turned out to be a blowout.
First Known Use of blowout
BLOWOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blowout for English Language Learners
: a sudden loss of air caused by a hole or cut in a tire
: a large and informal social gathering : a big party
: an easy victory : a game or contest in which the winner defeats the loser by a large amount
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