(third-person singular simple present blows away, present participle blowing away, simple past blew away, past participle blown away)
- Used other than as an idiom: see blow, away.
- To cause to go away by blowing, or by wind.
- He blew away the dust which had collected on the book.
- (intransitive) To disperse or to depart on currents of air.
- I didn't have to rake. The leaves just blew away.
- (idiomatic) To kill (someone) by shooting them.
- The kid just blew the clerk away.
- (idiomatic, US) To flabbergast; to impress greatly.
- The critics were blown away by their latest album.
- To overwhelm.
- To cause to go away, to get rid of
- (computing, informal) To delete (data, files, etc.).