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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) blacked out to resolve 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) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Chapter 7", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 1 (2010) blacked out to resolve 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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Definitions include: acronym of "away from keyboard."
Definitions include: "Ask any questions that you'd like."
Definitions include: acronym of "goes away from keyboard".
Definitions include: to escape the consequences of one's actions.
Definitions include: legs.
Definitions include: to avoid punishment for an offense.
Definitions include: to waste.
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Definitions include: immediately.
Definitions include: a main point from an information source.
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Definitions include: the feeling when you defecate huge and your anus is stretched.
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Definitions include: to be extremely angry.
Definitions include: to flatulate; "fart.
Definitions include: to vomit.
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Definitions include: an angry retort; "bite me".
Definitions include: to defecate, usually diarrhea.
Definitions include: to ignore another person(s) in a rude manner.

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