Overblown meaning

ōvər-blōn
Full of empty or pretentious language; bombastic.

Overblown oratory.

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Excessive, exaggerated, or overdone.

Overblown decorations; overblown threats.

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Past the stage of full bloom.

Overblown roses.

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Past the stage of full bloom.
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Stout; obese.
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Of exaggerated importance; too heavily emphasized, hyped, etc.

They went all that way just to be in some overblown conference?

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Past participle of overblow.
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Origin of overblown

  • Adj., from over- blown past participle of blow

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • over– blown past participle of blow

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition