part of speech: noun
definition 1: a quick, hard hit by the fist or by a hard object.
- A hammer blow shattered the car’s window.
definition 2: a sudden disappointment or disaster.
- Her brother’s nasty remark was a blow to her confidence.
phrase: come to blows
part of speech: verb
inflections: blows, blowing, blew, blown
definition 1: to be in swift motion.
- The wind blew all night.
definition 2: to be carried along by the wind.
- My cap blew into the water.
definition 3: to force air out of the mouth.
- She blew on the baby’s fingers to warm them.
definition 4: to make a sound when air is forced through.
- At twelve o’clock, the whistle blew.
definition 5: to burst or stop working from being filled or used too much.
- My tire blew yesterday.
- I hope the lights don’t blow during this storm.
definition 6: to move or force along by means of an air current.
- The wind blew the raked leaves into the street.
definition 7: to cause to make a sound by forcing air through.
- Blow your horn, and I’ll play my drums.
phrase: blow over
phrase: blow up