blown-up: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (blōn'up'), [key]
— adj.
  1. (of a picture, photograph, image, etc.) enlarged.
  2. damaged or destroyed by demolition, explosion, etc.: blown-up bridges.
  3. (of a ball, balloon, etc.) inflated.
  4. overexpanded; unduly large: a blown-up sense of importance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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