Definition for overblown (2 of 3)
Definition for overblown (3 of 3)
verb (used with object), o·ver·blew, o·ver·blown, o·ver·blow·ing.
verb (used without object), o·ver·blew, o·ver·blown, o·ver·blow·ing.
Examples from the Web for overblown
I suspect he chose the Dred Scott comparison precisely because of its overblown, grandiose nature.The Right Wing Screams for the Wambulance Over Gay Marriage Ruling|Walter Olson|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Funny enough, my mom and dad soon began watching the show with me, realizing that their initial concerns were overblown.
It was there, Walker pointed out, that the two of them had the overblown “confrontation” that had now taken over his life.
But Dr. Rebecca Brightman, an ob-gyn in private practice, cautioned that such fears are overblown.
But as these athletes make such revelations, critics (and some supporters) say the hubbub is overblown.
She was very much like an overblown Adelphi heroine, and they could see her act for nothing.The Convert|Elizabeth Robins
By following this rule the overblown rose often makes herself beautiful.Woman as Decoration|Emily Burbank
The storm which threatened the former was overblown, and he was in season to avert that by which the latter was threatened.The Life of Francis Marion|William Gilmore Simms
Cornelia blushed; but some of the loose petals of the overblown rose in her bosom became detached, and floated earthward.Bressant|Julian Hawthorne
Miss von Schwarzenberg's air of dreamy sentimentality dropped from her as the petals of an overblown rose at some rude touch.The Messenger|Elizabeth Robins