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Definition of "blowed" [blowed]

  • Chiefly Southern & Upper Southern U.S. Past tense and past participle of blow1. (verb)
  • Nonstandard Used in the phrase I'll be blowed to express amazement or confusion. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blowed" in a sentence
  • "Supposin ', f' instance, thet at the resurrection he was to be shamed out of all countenance findin ''em here - with the brewer's name blowed in each one - an' all the white ribboned angels a-flyin 'round."
  • ""Why you are pretty well 'blowed'" I said, with a poor attempt to be funny, but immensely relieved."
  • "Page 7 for two or three days without any further attention to the wound, and the result was the flies "blowed" the amputated limb, and when I reached Alexandria City, some days later, the nurse who dressed the wound found that I was being eat up by the vermin."