Meaning of overblown

o•ver•blown

Pronunciation: (ō'vur-blōn'), [key]
— adj.
  1. overdone or excessive: overblown praise.
  2. of unusually large size or proportions: a majestic, overblown figure.
  3. overinflated; turgid; bombastic; pretentious: overblown prose.
—v.
  1. pp. of

o•ver•blown

Pronunciation: (ō'vur-blōn'), [key]
— adj.
  1. (of a flower) past the stage of full bloom; more than full-blown: an overblown rose.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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