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Meaning of BLOWN

Pronunciation:  blown

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  breathing laboriously or convulsively
  2. [adj]  being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor; "blown clouds of dust choked the riders"; "blown soil mounded on the window sill"
  3. [adj]  (of glass) formed by forcing air into a molten ball; "blown glass"

BLOWN is a 5 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: breathless, dyspneal, dyspneic, dyspnoeal, dyspnoeic, formed, gasping, moving, out of breath(p), panting, pursy, short-winded, winded



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Blown\, p. p. & a.
    1. Swollen; inflated; distended; puffed up, as cattle when
       gorged with green food which develops gas.
    2. Stale; worthless.
    3. Out of breath; tired; exhausted. ``Their horses much
       blown.'' --Sir W. Scott.
    4. Covered with the eggs and larv[ae] of flies; fly blown.
  2. \Blown\, p. p. & a.
    Opened; in blossom or having blossomed, as a flower. --Shak.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: blasted, bleak, blighted, despoiled, exposed, flyblown, frowsty, frowsy, frowy, frowzy, fusty, gamy, high, maggoty, mildewed, moldering, moldy, moth-eaten, musty, off, rancid, rank, ravaged, raw, reechy, smutted, smutty, sour, soured, stale, strong, tainted, turned, weevily, windblown, windswept, worm-eaten, wormy