hot-air balloon

noun

Definition of hot-air balloon

: a large balloon that is filled with heated air and that floats in the sky with a basket underneath for people to ride in

Word by Word Definitions

hot air hot-air
  1. : empty talk

balloon play
  1. : a nonporous bag of light material that can be inflated especially with air or gas: such as

  2. : a bag that is filled with heated air or a gas lighter than air so as to rise and float in the atmosphere and that usually carries a suspended load (such as a gondola with passengers)

  3. : an inflatable bag (as of rubber or plastic) usually used as a toy or for decoration

  1. : relating to, resembling, or suggesting a balloon

  2. : having or being a final installment that is much larger than preceding ones in a term or installment note

  1. : to swell or puff out : expand

  2. : to ascend or travel in or as if in a balloon

  3. : to increase rapidly


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