Examples of trial balloon in a Sentence
She's been floating trial balloons about a possible run for Congress.
Recent Examples of trial balloon from the Web
The Democrat's field for governor is so lacking in star power that the party has sent up trial balloons about Jerry Springer running.
Arpaio is no stranger to floating trial balloons for runs at higher office.
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TRIAL BALLOON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of trial balloon for English Language Learners
: something that you do or say in order to find out what people think about an idea, plan, etc.
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