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Definition of bloat verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] bloat somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bloat
he / she / it bloats
past simple bloated
-ing form bloating
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to swell or make something swell, especially in an unpleasant way Her features had been bloated by years of drinking.
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