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o•ver•blown



Pronunciation: (ō'vur-blōn'), [key]
adj.
1. overdone or excessive: overblown praise.
2. of unusually large size or proportions: a majestic, overblown figure.
3. overinflated; turgid; bombastic; pretentious: overblown prose.

v.
pp. of overblow.

o•ver•blown



Pronunciation: (ō'vur-blōn'), [key]
adj.
(of a flower) past the stage of full bloom; more than full-blown: an overblown rose.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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