What does bloat mean?

Definitions for bloatbloʊt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bloat(verb)

    swelling of the rumen or intestinal tract of domestic animals caused by excessive gas

  2. bloat(verb)

    become bloated or swollen or puff up

    "The dead man's stomach was bloated"

  3. bloat(verb)

    make bloated or swollen

    "Hunger bloated the child's belly"


  1. bloat(Noun)

    distention of the abdomen from death

  2. bloat(Verb)

    to cause to become distended

  3. bloat(Verb)

    to fill soft substance with gas, water, etc.; to cause to swell

  4. bloat(Verb)

    to fill with vanity or conceit

  5. bloat(Verb)

    to preserve by slightly salting and lightly smoking, (as in bloated herring).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bloat(verb)

    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

  2. Bloat(verb)

    to inflate; to puff up; to make vain

  3. Bloat(verb)

    to grow turgid as by effusion of liquid in the cellular tissue; to puff out; to swell

  4. Bloat(adj)


  5. Bloat(noun)

    a term of contempt for a worthless, dissipated fellow

  6. Bloat(verb)

    to dry (herrings) in smoke. See Blote

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bloat

    blōt, v.t. to swell or puff out: to dry by smoke (applied to fish).—v.i. to swell or dilate: to grow turgid.—p.adj. Bloat′ed.—n. Bloat′er, a herring partially dried in smoke, esp. at Yarmouth. [Scand., as in Sw. blöt, soft.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bloat in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bloat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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