Definitions for overblownˈoʊ vərˈbloʊn

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  1. grandiloquent, overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentous(adj)

    puffed up with vanity

    "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek

  2. overblown(adj)

    past the stage of full bloom

    "overblown roses"


  1. overblown(a.)

    Having been given more publicity than warranted; having had ascribed more importance than was justified; as, an overblown medical discovery.

  2. overblown(a.)

    Bombastic, pretentious, or excessive; as, overblown rhetoric.


  1. overblown(Adjective)

    Of exaggerated importance; too heavily emphasized, hyped, etc.

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

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