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noun [countable] blowout pronunciation in American English /ˈbloʊˌaʊt/
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  1. 2
    American informal an easy victory in a game or competition

    When the Yankees scored ten runs in the first inning, we knew the game would be a blowout.

  2. 3
    [usually singular] informal a celebration during which people eat and drink a lot

    Jim’s having a birthday blowout at the Hacienda.

  3. 4
    an occasion when oil or gas suddenly escapes from a well (=a deep hole in the ground)


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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