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  1. runaway, blowout, romp, laugher, shoo-in, walkawaynoun

    an easy victory

  2. blowoutnoun

    a sudden malfunction of a part or apparatus

    "the right front tire had a blowout"; "as a result of the blowout we lost all the lights"

  3. gala, gala affair, jamboree, blowoutnoun

    a gay festivity


  1. blowoutnoun

    a sudden puncturing of a pneumatic tyre / tire

  2. blowoutnoun

    a sudden release of oil and gas from a well

  3. blowoutnoun

    a social function, especially one with large quantities of food

  4. blowoutnoun

    (sports slang) A sporting contest that is decidedly one-sided and whose outcome is no longer in doubt. Often occurs when one team is superior to the other.

    The game between the two teams was nothing but a blowout.

  5. blowoutnoun

    A sandy depression in a sand dune ecosystem caused by the removal of sediments by wind.

  6. blowoutnoun

    (Australia) an extreme and unexpected increase in costs, such as in government estimates for a project.


  1. blowout

    A blowout is a sudden, unexpected failure or malfunction of a system or equipment due to pressure or strain. It often refers to a tire bursting due to excessive air pressure, or rapid release of oil from a well due to inadequate control. In a broader context, it can also refer to a situation or event that far exceeds what was initially expected, such as a sports game where one team wins by a large margin.


  1. BlowOut

    BlowOut is a 2004 side-scrolling action video game developed by Terminal Reality and published by Majesco, released for the GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, and PC. It is a run-and-gun shoot-em-up in the tradition of games such as Contra and Metal Slug, with a power-up-based exploration structure akin to Metroid. In the game, the player takes the role of John "Dutch" Cane, a space marine sent to check up on researchers on the space platform "Honour Guard" only to discover that they have been horribly mutated. On January 26, 2009, the game was released on the Xbox Live Marketplace as part of the Xbox Originals program.

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  1. bowl out

  2. bowl-out

  3. outblow

  4. outbowl

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blowout in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blowout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of blowout in a Sentence

  1. Michael Avenatti:

    This is nothing short of a blowout, any attempt by the NFL to claim victory in this case is like putting lipstick on a pig.

  2. Sean Lynch:

    I think it's good news - it's good news for the economy, eventually the market will take it as good news, it's a blowout number, it's a strong number for the jobs and the consumer should be feeling pretty good heading into the last couple of the months of the year.

  3. Rick Hutcheon:

    People are beginning to sense that the big blowout downside to $20 or something may not happen, no one can pick the bottom, but you start buying from time to time in energy.

  4. Dejan Ilijevski:

    Technical and fundamental analysis is usually useless as a trading edge,[...] Mindless strategies like mean reversion work until they don't and you suffer a blowout. Fundamentals are priced in. And no one can predict tomorrow's news.

  5. Brett Hoebel:

    Now, when a woman comes in with a blowout I ask her if she's prepared to pull her hair back and get into it.

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