blown out

adj
1.
American
tired, exhausted or hung over. A high-school and preppie term probably adapted from the following sense.
2.
American
intoxicated or euphoric after taking drugs, high. This use is still heard, but less commonly than during the hippy era.
3.
American
ruined, failed. Used typically of an event or an opportunity.
4.
full of food, gorged. From the verb to blow out.
5.
rejected, cast aside, expelled. From the verb to blow out.
Her past is littered with the corpses of blown out lovers.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • blown out — mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. □ Fred is totally blown out and will have a huge hangover tomorrow. □ Fred stood at the door and told us he was blown something that was totally obvious anyway …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Blown Out — VP This is a typical film term referring to the extreme overexposure of video. If your images are Blown Out they will be irreparable and the footage will be worthless …   Audio and video glossary

  • blown out — referring to a river after heavy rain, having high water levels and muddy conditions …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Blown-out — amazed, usually from delight …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • blown-out — Australian Slang amazed, usually from delight …   English dialects glossary

  • blown out of proportion — see ↑proportion • • • Main Entry: ↑blow …   Useful english dictionary

  • blown-out shot — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a blast in which the explosive action breaks little or no coal or rock …   Useful english dictionary

  • was blown out of proportion — grew to a monstrous size, was inflated, was exaggerated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • be blown out of the water — figurative (of a person, idea, or project) be shown to lack all credibility …   Useful english dictionary

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