blowout - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    an occasion when a tyre on a moving vehicle suddenly bursts

    We had a blowout on the motorway.

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

    Jim’s having a birthday blowout at the Hacienda.

  3. 3
    an occasion when oil or gas suddenly escapes from a well (=a deep hole in the ground)
  4. 4
    American informal an easy victory in a game or competition