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Balloony vs. Balloon

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Wikipedia
  • Balloony (adjective)

    Tending to balloon

  • Balloon (noun)

    An inflatable buoyant object, often (but not necessarily) round and flexible.

  • Balloon (noun)

    Such an object as a child’s toy.

  • Balloon (noun)

    Such an object designed to transport people through the air.

  • Balloon (noun)

    A sac inserted into part of the body for therapeutic reasons; such as angioplasty.

  • Balloon (noun)

    A speech bubble.

  • Balloon (noun)

    A type of glass cup, sometimes used for brandy.

  • Balloon (noun)

    A ball or globe on the top of a pillar, church, etc.

    "the balloon of St. Paul's Cathedral in London"

  • Balloon (noun)

    A round vessel, usually with a short neck, to hold or receive whatever is distilled; a glass vessel of a spherical form.

  • Balloon (noun)

    A bomb or shell.

  • Balloon (noun)

    A game played with a large inflated ball.

  • Balloon (noun)

    The outline enclosing words represented as coming from the mouth of a pictured figure.

  • Balloon (noun)

    A woman’s breast.

  • Balloon (verb)

    To increase or expand rapidly.

    "His stomach ballooned from eating such a large meal."

    "Prices will balloon if we don't act quickly."

  • Balloon (verb)

    To go up or voyage in a balloon.

  • Balloon (verb)

    To take up in, or as if in, a balloon.

  • Balloon (verb)

    To inflate like a balloon.

  • Balloon (verb)

    To strike (a ball) so that it flies high in the air.

Wiktionary
  • Balloony (adjective)

    Resembling or reminiscent of a balloon or balloons.

  • Balloon (noun)

    a small coloured rubber bag which is inflated with air and then sealed at the neck, used as a child's toy or a decoration

    "the room was festooned with balloons and streamers"

    "his derision pricked the fragile balloon of her vanity"

  • Balloon (noun)

    a large bag filled with hot air or gas to make it rise in the air, typically one carrying a basket for passengers

    "he set his sights on crossing the Pacific by balloon"

  • Balloon (noun)

    a rounded outline in which the words or thoughts of characters in a comic strip or cartoon are written

    "a balloon reading ‘Ka-Pow!’"

  • Balloon (noun)

    a large rounded drinking glass, used especially for brandy

    "a balloon of armagnac"

  • Balloon (noun)

    a stupid person.

  • Balloon (verb)

    swell out in a spherical shape

    "the trousers ballooned out below his waist"

  • Balloon (verb)

    (of an amount of money spent or owed) increase rapidly

    "the company's debt has ballooned in the last five years"

  • Balloon (verb)

    (of a person) increase rapidly in weight

    "I ate out of boredom and I just ballooned up"

  • Balloon (verb)

    (with reference to a ball) lob or be lobbed high in the air

    "the ball ballooned into the air"

  • Balloon (verb)

    travel by hot-air balloon

    "he is famous for ballooning across oceans"

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