"blow up" Definition

  1. to make a noise, or scold; formerly a cant expression used among thieves, now a recognised and respectable phrase. BLOWING UP, a jobation, a scolding.

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Position in the dictionary: 241 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: blowen, blower, blowsey, bludger, blue, blue bellies, blue billy, blue blanket, blue bottle, blue butter
Previous words in the dictionary: blow out, blow me, blow a cloud, blow, bloody jemmy, bloody, blood-red fancy, blood-money, blood, bloke

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