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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To become very full due to too much liquid or gas; to swell.

Usage examples (19)
  • Hungry children with bloated stomachs
  • Verb (used with object) : Overeating bloated their bellies. ,The promotion has bloated his ego to an alarming degree
  • The latest ... saw (her) in bloated and bedraggled form.
  • They gave it a decent review, but not great, saying some might call it bloated and in need of editing. for more
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