blows Definition

  • 1the action or process of moving air or gas, especially to create a current or to inflate something
  • 2a hard strike with a part of the body or an object
  • 3a sudden setback or defeat

Using blows: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "blows" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The wind blows fiercely outside.

  • Example

    He dealt a blow to his opponent's head.

  • Example

    The team suffered a major blow when their star player got injured.

blows Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for blows

Phrases with blows

  • unfairly or in an underhanded way


    His comments were below the belt and hurtful.

  • to be inconsistent or indecisive


    She keeps blowing hot and cold about whether she wants to go on the trip or not.

  • blow one's mind

    to amaze or surprise someone


    The special effects in the movie really blew my mind.


Summary: blows in Brief

The term 'blows' [bloʊz] refers to the action of moving air or gas, a hard strike, or a sudden setback. It can be used to describe the wind, physical hits, or emotional defeats, as in 'The team suffered a major blow when their star player got injured.' Phrases like 'below the belt' and 'blow hot and cold' add idiomatic meaning, while 'blow one's mind' means to amaze or surprise someone.