- precisely detailed; describing every minute detail and step: a blow-by-blow account of the tennis match; a blow-by-blow report on the wedding ceremony.
- a blow-by-blow account.
Origin of blow-by-blow
An Americanism dating back to 1930–35
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Examples from the Web for blow-by-blow
For those seeking a blow-by-blow account of the conflict, this book will more than satisfy.We're Still Fighting the Opium Wars
August 28, 2014
He gives a blow-by-blow account of a mission that ends in tragedy for some of the soldiers but in triumph for Karzai.Why Karzai Is a Survivor
January 18, 2010
A blow-by-blow guide to the four stages of market-related sexual dysfunction.When Markets Fall, So Do the Big Swinging Dicks
October 17, 2008
- (prenominal) explained in great detaila blow-by-blow account of the argument
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