blown

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English blawen, from Old English blāƿen, blāwen, past participle of Old English blāwan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bləʊn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /bloʊn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -əʊn

Adjective[edit]

blown (not comparable)

  1. distended, swollen or inflated
    Cattle are said to be blown when gorged with green food which develops gas.
  2. panting and out of breath
  3. (of glass) Formed by blowing
  4. Under the influence of drugs, especially marijuana.
  5. (obsolete) stale; worthless
    • (Can we date this quote by Sir Walter Scott and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Their horses much blown.
  6. Covered with the eggs and larvae of flies; flyblown.
  7. (automotive) Given a hot rod blower

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Verb[edit]

blown

  1. past participle of blow