verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of bloat
Examples from the Web for bloating
“It has helped with the bloating,” Williford says, which had gotten so bad she says she sometimes looked several months pregnant.
Now those are destroyed, too, and the animals are strewn about, bloating and stinking, as if in a tableau of “Guernica.”
The regime tries to buy popularity by bloating the state sector.
Should bloating occur, relief must usually be prompt to be effective.
There was no stain of his secret excess upon it—no bloating of the features.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
There is the same danger from bloating that is present when pasturing medium red clover.
The Temptations of the Devil, aim at puffing and bloating of us up, with Pride; as much perhaps as any one iniquity.The Wonders of the Invisible World|Cotton Mather
His features changed slowly as he talked because of acceleration-driven blood engorging his lips and bloating his cheeks.Space Tug|Murray Leinster