Definitions of blow:
- noun: forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
Example: "He gave his nose a loud blow"
- noun: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
Example: "A blow on the head"
- noun: street names for cocaine
- noun: an unpleasant or disappointing surprise
- noun: an impact (as from a collision)
- noun: a strong current of air
- noun: an unfortunate happening that hinders of impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
- verb: spout moist air from the blowhole
- verb: cause to move by means of an air current
- verb: cause air to go in, on, or through
Example: "Blow my hair dry"
- verb: play or sound a wind instrument
- verb: make a sound as if blown
- verb: sound by having air expelled through a tube
- verb: spend lavishly or wastefully on
- verb: be blowing or storming
- verb: burst suddenly
- verb: free of obstruction by blowing air through
Example: "Blow one's nose"
- verb: shape by blowing
Example: "Blow a glass vase"
- verb: allow to regain its breath
Example: "Blow a horse"
- verb: cause to be revealed and jeopardized
Example: "The double agent was blown by the other side"
- verb: exhale hard
Example: "Blow on the soup to cool it down"
- verb: lay eggs
Example: "Certain insects are said to blow"
- verb: provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
- verb: spend thoughtlessly; throw away
- verb: melt, break, or become otherwise unusable
- verb: leave; informal or rude
Example: "Blow now!"
- verb: be in motion due to some air or water current
Example: "The leaves were blowing in the wind"
- verb: make a mess of, destroy or ruin
- verb: show off
- name: A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #5240)
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