Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: overblown
IPA transcription: [,oʊvɚbl'oʊn]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: overblown
    Meaning: past the stage of full bloom; "overblown roses"
  • Synonyms: grandiloquent, overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentous
    Meaning: puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
Usage examples
  • At that time, Moreover, the first storm was overblown, And the strong hand of outward violence Locked up in quiet.