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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