mind-blowing

adjective

mind-blow·​ing ˈmīn(d)-ˌblō-iŋ How to pronounce mind-blowing (audio)
mindblower noun
mind-blowingly adverb

Examples of mind-blowing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web See the ‘mind-blowing’ photo February 21, 2024 2:16 PM This story was originally published February 23, 2024, 10:57 AM. Aspen Pflughoeft, Miami Herald, 23 Feb. 2024 The classic teenage rebellion and the desire to get free — which is counterintuitive — was mind-blowing for me. Matthew Jacobs, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 Feb. 2024 Across the river from downtown is a Strathcona neighborhood renowned for its vintage buildings and the popular Old Strathcona Farmers' Market, where a mind-blowing variety of foods produced in the city’s hinterland take the stage every Saturday. Joe Yogerst, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2024 Despite this mild glitch, the Tokyo example is a mind-blowing exercise in world-building. Steven Levy, WIRED, 15 Feb. 2024 New Webb photos:See 'mind-blowing' NASA images of spiral galaxies What is the habitable zone? Eric Lagatta, USA TODAY, 5 Feb. 2024 Who doesn’t want to experience a mind-blowing orgasm? Dominique Fluker, Essence, 13 Feb. 2024 My mother would love Caitlin Clark! Clark, of course, is the basketball phenomenon who is electrifying fans across the country with her deadeye 3-point shooting, mind-blowing passing and exhilarating team play. Susan Koch, The Mercury News, 13 Feb. 2024 Clark is the basketball phenomenon who is electrifying fans across the country with her deadeye 3-point shooting, mind-blowing passing and exhilarating team play. Susan Koch, Twin Cities, 8 Feb. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of mind-blowing was in 1966

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“Mind-blowing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mind-blowing. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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