Definitions for bloatbloʊt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word bloat
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to expand or distend, as with air or water; puff up.
(v.i.)to become swollen.
(n.)a gassy distension of the abdomen or other part of the digestive system.
Category: Veterinary Science, Pathology
a sheep, cow, or the like affected by bloat.
Category: Veterinary Science
Ref: bloater (def. 1). 1
Origin of bloat:
1250–1300; earlier bloat (adj.) soft, puffy, ME blout < ON blautr wet, soft
swelling of the rumen or intestinal tract of domestic animals caused by excessive gas
become bloated or swollen or puff up
"The dead man's stomach was bloated"
make bloated or swollen
"Hunger bloated the child's belly"
distention of the abdomen from death
to cause to become distended
to fill soft substance with gas, water, etc.; to cause to swell
to fill with vanity or conceit
to preserve by slightly salting and lightly smoking, (as in bloated herring).
to make turgid, as with water or air; to cause a swelling of the surface of, from effusion of serum in the cellular tissue, producing a morbid enlargement, often accompanied with softness
to inflate; to puff up; to make vain
to grow turgid as by effusion of liquid in the cellular tissue; to puff out; to swell
a term of contempt for a worthless, dissipated fellow
to dry (herrings) in smoke. See Blote
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