Meaning of BLOWOUT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ bloʊaʊt ]
A blowout is a large meal, often a celebration with family or friends, at which people may eat too much. ( INFORMAL )
Once in a while we had a major blowout.
If you have a blowout while you are driving a car, one of the tyres suddenly bursts.
A lorry travelling south had a blow-out and crashed.
A blowout in an amount or a price is a sudden increase in it. ( AUSTRALIAN JOURNALISM )
...a blowout in surgery costs.
N-COUNT : oft N in n
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006