verb (used with object), de·flat·ed, de·flat·ing.
verb (used without object), de·flat·ed, de·flat·ing.
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Origin of deflate
OTHER WORDS FROM deflatede·fla·tor, nounself-de·flat·ed, adjective
Words nearby deflate
Example sentences from the Web for deflate
Instead, we see the responses at fairly deflated levels, and even growing more pessimistic over time, since the summer.Global stocks fall, dollar rises as stimulus talks fade and COVID cases spike|Bernhard Warner|October 26, 2020|Fortune
“The Overnight” attempts to deflate the myth that penis size matters.More Penises Are Appearing On TV And In Film – But Why Are Nearly All Of Them Prosthetic?|LGBTQ-Editor|October 10, 2020|No Straight News
Holes that cause your pad to completely deflate overnight can be tiny and nearly impossible to spot, even with the usual at-home tricks.
Much of Win at All Costs is dedicated to deflating this particular aspect of Salazar’s image, thanks to new testimony from ex-NOPers like Goucher and her husband Adam, as well Steve Magness, the former coach turned USADA whistleblower.
The airless rubber tires never deflate and can withstand heavy use, and the bike overall is lightweight but surprisingly durable.
How the Christmas holidays and a cash infusion from Russia combined to deflate the protest movement.
When the bubble pops, or in the remote chance that it deflates gradually, the wealth the Party gave the people will deflate too.If You Thought the 2008 Recession Was Bad, Wait Till China's Bubble Pops|David Frum|September 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This can deflate your ego or spark competitive antics or both.
Even if Tim Cook, the new CEO, proves as able as he has been as acting CEO, the balloon will deflate.
For years, Rove has made it a hobby of sorts to deflate conservatives more popular with the base than he is.
On landing they would solemnly don their clothes, deflate the skins, and go their way.War in the Garden of Eden|Kermit Roosevelt
It seemed most everyone was rushing to deflate the pizza bubble and end our love affair with the anchovy.The Land of Look Behind|Paul Cameron Brown
It may tend to deflate our ego to think that there may be intelligent beings not too different from us who are advanced beyond us.The Four-Faced Visitors of Ezekiel|Arthur W. Orton
German cockroaches may attack newly molted nymphs of their own kind and cause them to deflate (Gould and Deay, 1938).The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches|Louis M. Roth
On returning, they simply deflate their skin, and sling it over their shoulders.Among the Wild Tribes of the Afghan Frontier|T. L. Pennell