It was, as those figures attest, the Year of 3-D—and the inflated ticket prices that came with it.
Now, the employment figures in early 2010 were inflated in part by temporary federal census employment.
He has festered so long on death row and so inflated his profile that fellow inmates now call him “Pops.”
A more serious-minded direction seems right at first, but then that old, inflated sense of purpose can also lead to bigger damage.
The managing director of the IMF appears on North Korean television to tell the world that the yuan is, in fact, “inflated.”
It measured slightly over twenty feet from nose to tail and in circumference was considerably larger than an inflated fire-hose.
In addition to this, there is a membrane in the mouth which can be inflated through the gills.
Vasili Andreevich, who was driving, inflated his cheeks, blowing the breath out through his moustache.
The stem is inflated, stuffed, rather long, tapering downward.
A couple of hungry crows were busy with a black, inflated object down there, probably the carcass of a dog.
early 15c., "cause to swell," from Latin inflatus, past participle of inflare "to blow into, inflate" (see inflation). Economics sense from 1844. In some senses a back-formation from inflation. Related: Inflatable; inflated; inflating.