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blown-up

[ blohn-uhp ]
/ ˈbloʊnˈʌp /
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adjective
(of a picture, photograph, image, etc.) enlarged.
damaged or destroyed by demolition, explosion, etc.: blown-up bridges.
(of a ball, balloon, etc.) inflated.
overexpanded; unduly large: a blown-up sense of importance.
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Origin of blown-up

First recorded in 1860–65
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