Definition of BLOW

noun : BLOW

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head" ;

  • 2. (

    ) an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle" ;

  • 4. (

    ) an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock to learn that he was injured" ;

  • 7. (

    ) forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth; "he gave his nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single puff" ;

verb : BLOW

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) exhale hard; "blow on the soup to cool it down" ;

  • 2. (

    ) be blowing or storming; "The wind blew from the West" ;

  • 3. (

    ) free of obstruction by blowing air through; "blow one's nose" ;

  • 4. (

    ) be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore" ;

  • 5. (

    ) make a sound as if blown; "The whistle blew" ;

  • 6. (

    ) shape by blowing; "Blow a glass vase" ;

  • 7. (

    ) be inadequate or objectionable; "this sucks!"; "this blows!" ;

  • 9. (

    ) spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree" ;

  • 10. (

    ) spend lavishly or wastefully on; "He blew a lot of money on his new home theater" ;

  • 11. (

    ) sound by having air expelled through a tube; "The trumpets blew" ;

  • 12. (

    ) play or sound a wind instrument; "She blew the horn" ;

  • 14. (

    ) cause air to go in, on, or through; "Blow my hair dry" ;

  • 15. (

    ) cause to move by means of an air current; "The wind blew the leaves around in the yard" ;

  • 16. (

    ) spout moist air from the blowhole; "The whales blew" ;