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Definition of blow away

blow away

verb - transitive

  • to kill, usually with a firearm.
    She is going to blow him away!

    Last edited on Jan 06 2002. Submitted by John C. from NJ, USA on Jan 06 2002.

  • on a computer, to delete something permanently.
    I did a system restore, and that ended up blowing away all the updated drivers I had installed.

    Last edited on Nov 12 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • to amaze.
    That concert blew me away.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

    Citation from "Halloween / Ellie", Louie (TV), Season 2 Episode 10 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 27 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

  • to out-perform; to be superior to.
    The new model blew away the competition.
                                                       

                                                                                                                   

    Citation from "The Inner Circle", The Office (TV), Season 7 Episode 23 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Chapter 7", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 1 (2010) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

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