Blowout - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbloʊaʊt|  American pronunciation of the word blowout
Brit.  |ˈbləʊaʊt|  British pronunciation of the word blowout
- an easy victory (syn: romp, runaway, walkaway)
- 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
- a gay festivity (syn: gala, jamboree)

Examples

The car crashed after one of its tires had a blowout.

We had a big blowout to celebrate his promotion.

The game was expected to be close but it turned out to be a blowout.

the right front tire had a blowout

as a result of the blowout we lost all the lights

Word forms

noun
singular: blowout
plural: blowouts
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