blow out


General English

  • phrasal verb to make something go out by blowing

Cars & Driving

  • noun
    (written as blow-out)
    a puncture in which the tyre bursts and often leaves the rim
  • verb to clean (a blocked pipe, etc.) by blowing or passing air under high pressure through it


  • noun
    (written as blow-out)
    an occasion of over-indulgence, particularly excessive eating and drinking
  • verb to over-eat as a matter of sensual indulgence. From the image of the stomach being blown out like a balloon.