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Definition of overblown adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    overblown

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈbloʊn//
     
     
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  1. 1that is made to seem larger, more impressive, or more important than it really is synonym exaggerated overblown ambitions/egos
  2. 2(of flowers) past the best, most beautiful stage overblown roses
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