Meaning of BLOWOUT in English


blow·out BrE AmE , blow-out /ˈbləʊaʊt $ ˈbloʊ-/ noun [countable]

1 . a sudden bursting of a tyre ⇨ puncture :

I had a blow-out on the driver’s side.

2 . [usually singular] informal a big expensive meal or large social occasion:

We went for a real blow-out to celebrate.

3 . American English informal an easy victory over someone in a game

4 . a sudden uncontrolled escape of oil or gas from a ↑ well

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.