overblown definition

  • verb:
    • last participle of overblow.
    • Past participle of overblow
  • adjective:
    • Done to excess; overdone: overblown accessories.
    • high in bare or pretentious language; bombastic: overblown oratory.
    • through the stage of complete bloom: overblown roses.
    • really fat; obese.
    • Having been blown down or over: a pile of overblown saplings.
    • Of exaggerated significance; also heavily emphasized, hyped, etc.
    • Having been provided more publicity than warranted; having had ascribed much more importance than ended up being justified.
    • Bombastic, pretentious, or extortionate.
    • puffed with vanity
    • through the stage of complete bloom
  • others:
    • Blown over, as wind or violent storm; thus, previous; at an-end.
    • into the Bessemer metallic procedure, injured by the continuance associated with blast following the carbon was removed; burnt.
    • Past the period of blossoming or blooming; withered, as a flower.

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