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Origin of blowoff
Words nearby blowoff
Example sentences from the Web for blowoff
So far as I can tell, they're the weakest point, so if the mountain lets go, that is where the blowoff will come.The Flaming Mountain|Harold Leland Goodwin
British Dictionary definitions for blowoff
Idioms and Phrases with blowoff
Vent one's strong feelings; see blow off steam.
Disregard, ignore; evade something important. For example, If you blow off your homework, you're bound to run into trouble on the exam. [Slang; second half of 1900s]
Overcome, defeat easily, as in With Rob pitching, we'll have no trouble blowing off the opposing team. [Slang; 1950s] Also see blow away, def. 2.
Ignore, abandon, refuse to take part. For example, The college is blowing off our request for a new student center. [Slang; mid-1900s]