4 entries found for blow.
To select an entry, click on it.
Main Entry: 1blow
Inflected Form(s): blew /blü/; blown /bln/; blow·ing
Etymology: Old English blwan "to blow, to move quickly" 1: to move or become moved especially rapidly or with power <wind blowing from the north> 2: to send forth a strong stream of air (as from the mouth) <blow on your soup> 3: to drive or become driven by a stream of air <trees blown down> 4 a: to make a sound or cause to sound by or as if by blowing <blow a horn> <blow a whistle> b: to project by blowing <blow a kiss> 5 a: to breathe hard or rapidly : PANTbof a whale: to force moisture-filled air out of the lungs through the blowhole 6 a: to melt when overloaded <the fuse blew> b: to cause (a fuse) to blow 7: to open or break or tear apart by too much pressure <blew a seal> <the tire blew out> 8: to clear by forcing air through <blew his nose> 9: to produce or shape by the action of blown or otherwise forced air <blow bubbles> <blow glass> 10: to shatter, burst, or destroy by explosion 11: to spend recklessly <blew all the money in one day> 12 a: 1BOTCHb: to lose or miss (as an opportunity) especially through clumsiness <blew my chance>