Related formsun·blast·ed, adjective
Definition for blasted (2 of 2)
- air forced into a furnace by a blower to increase the rate of combustion.
- a jet of steam directed up a smokestack, as of a steam locomotive, to increase draft.
- a draft thus increased.
- a party or riotously good time: Did we have a blast last night!
- something that gives great pleasure or enjoyment; thrill; treat: My new electronic game is a blast.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- (of a rocket) to leave a launch pad under its own power.
- (of an astronaut) to travel aloft in a rocket.
Origin of blast
Related formsblast·er, nounblast·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for blasted
Abarca blasted him in the face and the chest with a shotgun.
Margaret, in the blasted shock of sudden loss, sold most of her possessions and moved to Florida.
It would have been worse than Lucy yanking away that blasted football for the umpteenth time.LeBron James Returns to Cleveland: How 'The Decision 2.0' Happened|Robert Silverman|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The year before, Russell blasted Barack Obama for saying that troops should be withdrawn from Iraq.
She also blasted the spate of “Katherine Heigl-y type things where women…have no reason to exist other than to get a guy.”‘Clueless’: How the Greatest Clique of the ‘90s Transformed Into A Shakespearean Tragedy|Marlow Stern|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They walk amid desecrated affections, insulted virtue, and blasted hopes.My Bondage and My Freedom|Frederick Douglass
"Just th' other side of this blasted desert: anywhere where there's water," responded Hopalong, enthusiastically.Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up|Clarence Edward Mulford
I see I have made another of the mistakes which have blasted my existence.The Lost Middy|George Manville Fenn
Even the grass and weeds had been destroyed and blasted by the bursting of innumerable shells.Combed Out|Fritz August Voigt
Conscious of many broken hearts and blasted hopes, is the home of the Tresilyans of Tresilyan.Sword and Gown|George A. Lawrence
British Dictionary definitions for blasted (1 of 2)
adjective, adverb (prenominal)
British Dictionary definitions for blasted (2 of 2)
- the rapid movement of air away from the centre of an explosion, combustion of rocket fuel, etc
- a wave of overpressure caused by an explosion; shock wave
Derived Formsblaster, noun
Word Origin for blast
Idioms and Phrases with blasted
In addition to the idiom beginning with blast
- blast off
- full blast