blow

blow
1. tv. & in. to leave (someplace) in a hurry. (See also blow town; blow the joint.)
It’s late. I gotta blow.
They blew this place before you got here.
2. tv. to ruin something; to ruin an opportunity.
You really blew it!
It was my last hance, and I blew it.
3. n. a setback; an attack.
It was a real blow to our prestige.
Acme Systems Industries suffered a blow to its plans to acquire ABC Steel Widgets.
4. tv. to waste money; to spend money.
Mary blew forty bucks on a second-hand radio.
We blew it all at a fancy restaurant.
5. in. to become very angry; to lose one’s temper. (See also blow a fuse.)
Finally I had had enough, and I blew.
The brass blew, and we heard the noise all the way down here.
6. in. to play a musical instrument, not necessarily a wind instrument.
He blows, and everybody listens.
7. AND blow-out n. a drinking party.
What a blow over at Joe’s. I’ll never get sober.
Man, come to my blow-out. It’s the best place to go.
8. tv. to snort any powdered drug; to take snuff. (Drugs.)
Those guys spend all their time blowing coke.
Are you blowing something good?
9. in. to smoke marijuana. (Drugs.)
He sits there blowing by the hour. How can he afford it?
They say that blowing that much will affect your brain. 1
0. n. cocaine. (Drugs.)
You can get some good blow over at that crack house.
What’s blow cost around here? 1
1. tv. to perform an act of oral sex on someone, especially males. (Usually objectionable.)
Tom was looking for some bone addict who would blow him for nothing.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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