- blow as a noun:
- 7 as a verb:
A powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon.
Roget 509: disappointment; blighted hope, balk; blow; anticlimax; slip 'twixt cup and lip; nonfulfillment of one's hopes; sad disappointment, bitter disappointment; trick of fortune; afterclap; false expectation, vain expectation; miscalculation ... show more
Dutch: fleer, haal, klap, muilpeer, opflikker, peer
Polish: zadanie ciosu, wymierzenie, danie, zadanie razu, uderzenie
An impact (as from a collision).
An unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating.
Dutch: tegenslag, domper, strop
An unpleasant or disappointing surprise.
Dutch: deuk, klap, knak, knauw, schok, slag
A strong current of air.
Dutch: vlaag, windvlaag
Polish: wiew, podmuch, tchnienie, zawiew, powiew
Street names for cocaine.
Dutch: basterdsuiker, cocaïne, sneeuw
Polish: biały proszek, koks, śnieg
Forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth:
— He gave his nose a loud blow.
Roget 734: prosper, thrive, flourish; be prosperous etc. adj.; drive a roaring trade, do a booming business; go on well, go on smoothly, go on swimmingly; sail before the wind, swim with the tide; run smooth, ... show more
Be blowing or storming.
Free of obstruction by blowing air through.
Be in motion due to some air or water current:
— The leaves were blowing in the wind.
Dutch: drijven, te water laten, zeilen, zweven
Make a sound as if blown.
Shape by blowing.
Be inadequate or objectionable:
— This blows!.
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin.
Dutch: bederven, hannesen, haspelen, infesteren, klunzen, krukken, mispeuteren, naar de knoppen helpen, stuntelen, verbroddelen ... show more
Spend thoughtlessly; throw away.
Dutch: doordraaien, verkwanselen, verkwisten, vermorsen, verspillen
Spend lavishly or wastefully on.
Sound by having air expelled through a tube.
Play or sound a wind instrument.
Provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation.
Dutch: afzuigen, fellatio doen, pijpen
Cause air to go in, on, or through.
Cause to move by means of an air current.
Spout moist air from the blowhole.
Cause to be revealed and jeopardized.
Dutch: bluffen, grootspreken, ophakken, opscheppen, opsnijden, patsen, pochen, snoeven
Allow to regain its breath.
Moby thesaurus: Barnumize, Lucullan feast, accident, accomplished fact, accomplishment, ache, achievement, aching, act, acta, action, adventure, amplify, anthesis, astonishment, bafflement, bagpipe, balk, bang, banquet ... show more.
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