Meaning of overblow


Pronunciation: (ō"vur-blō'), [key]
— v., -blew, -blown, -blow•ing.
  1. to give excessive importance or value to: to overblow one's own writing.
  2. to overinflate.
  3. to blow over the surface of, as the wind, sand, or the like: dead leaves overblowing the yard.
  4. to blow (a wind instrument or an organ pipe) in such a way as to produce overtones.
  1. to overblow a wind instrument.
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