blow-by-blow [ blō] ′bī blō ′
The definition of blow-by-blow is told with a lot of details.
An example of a something told blow-by-blow is a story about a vacation that tells every single detail of what happened during the trip.
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told in great detail:
a blow-by-blow account of a debate Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Exhibiting great detail:
a blow-by-blow description of the accident. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. blow-by-blow - Phrases/Idioms
Described in minute detail, as in
Tell me about last night's party, blow by blow. This term originated in radio broadcasts during the 1930s, in which the sportscaster gave a detailed account of each punch struck in a boxing match. It soon was transferred to a detailed account of anything at all. The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.