blowup

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noun blow·up \ˈblō-ˌəp\

Definition of blowup

  1. :  a blowing up: such asa :  explosionb :  an outburst of temperc :  enlargement 2

Examples of blowup in a sentence

  1. The blowup of the photograph was easy to frame.

  2. The two of them had a big blowup about something trivial.

  3. The coach's latest blowup occurred when one of his players arrived late.

1538

First Known Use of blowup

1538


BLOWUP Defined for English Language Learners

blowup

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noun blow·up \ˈblō-ˌəp\

Definition of blowup for English Language Learners

  • : a photograph that has been made larger

  • : an angry argument

  • : an occurrence in which someone becomes very angry : an angry outburst



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