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Example sentences from the Web for blowout
He played on outmanned teams at Texas Tech, but he has not processed a blowout loss in the NFL.What went wrong for the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes in a brutal Super Bowl defeat|Adam Kilgore|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
In a blowout later in the season against Spingarn, Leftwich got to play and threw a touchdown pass.Byron Leftwich is a rising star on a Bucs coaching staff that shows the power of diversity|Adam Kilgore|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
In the Wizards’ first game with a mostly full roster since before the outbreak, they played dead in the first quarter, falling into an 18-point hole before their bench rescued the game from becoming a blowout.Wizards stun Nets with wild sequence in the final seconds|Ava Wallace|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
The ionic motor ensures a frizz-free blowout in record time, making it the best hair dryer for curly hair.The best hair dryer: Get a salon-worthy blowout at home|Carsen Joenk|January 22, 2021|Popular Science
According to Miller’s analytics, online betting sites underestimate the true strength of the Democrats in the two runoffs, while the polls wrongly predict blowout victories for both.Georgia Senate races: Data scientist’s final prediction has Democrats taking both seats|Shawn Tully|January 5, 2021|Fortune
She, of course, also knew that Harry was on a predeployment blowout.
TLDR: Biden wins, Ryan average, VP debates don't matter unless it's a blowout.
Bowing Out: Jil Sander has opted out of the blowout fashion show format for her womenswear comeback in Milan this September.Natalie Portman Weds in Rodarte; Jil Sander Goes Off The Grid|The Daily Beast|August 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In this part of the country we call it blowout—when the mouth opens up in the middle of a hill and shoots stuff out like a rifle.Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco Chronicle Mining Catastrophes in West Virginia|Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco|June 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
With nearly two-thirds of the vote in, Maryland was shaping up as a Romney blowout, 48 to 30 percent.Mitt Romney Runs the Table, Winning Wisconsin, Maryland, and D.C.|Howard Kurtz|April 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Let's chip right in and make it an everlasting old blowout—kind of a new date in history.Two Little Savages|Ernest Thompson Seton
"It's the blowout," the mother said, as Jerry looked at her for the first time.
It was no wonder that Jerry did not recognize in this caller the ranchman of the blowout.
You see, I'm leavin' for my home tomorrow and we're all goin' to have a little farewell blowout together tonight.Back Home|Irvin S. Cobb
He consented, and the two boats were soon headed towards the beach; but the Fawn made three rods as often as the Blowout made one.Little By Little|William Taylor Adams
British Dictionary definitions for blowout
Idioms and Phrases with blowout
Extinguish, especially a flame. For example, The wind blew out the candles very quickly. [1300s]
Lose force or cease entirely, as in The storm will soon blow itself out and move out to sea. Also see blow over.
Burst or rupture suddenly, as in This tire is about to blow out. This usage alludes to the escape of air under pressure. [Early 1900s]
Also, blow out of the water. Defeat decisively, as in With a great new product and excellent publicity, we could blow the competition out of the water. This term originally was used in mid-19th-century naval warfare, where it meant to blast or shoot another vessel to pieces. It later was transferred to athletic and other kinds of defeat. [Slang; mid-1900s]