blown (out) adj.
1. shocked, exhausted, overcome.
|General Bounce (1891) 15: ‘Blown, Master Charles?’ said the good-humoured seaman [...] ‘Blown? Not a bit of it; nor yet tired.’.|
|Slaver’s Adventures 47: The captain, completely blown by the amount of sail which he had carried, was incapable of proceeding farther, and was making desperate attempts to climb a tree.|
|Out Back 127: Why, you are clean pumped! I mean blown!|
|Bulletin (Sydney) 14 Dec. 27/1: His aged moke / Was white with foam, / And clearly blown. / (I did fall in, / I fairly own.).|
|Everlasting Mercy 12: What’s making Billy fight so dead? / He’s all to pieces. Is he blown?|
|Aus. Felix (1971) 12: There they both sat [...] one gripping the other’s collar, both too blown to speak.|
|Working Bullocks 62: When the Boss was blown, Red stretched out the stick [...] the brumby snorted and turned away.|
|(ref. to 1910s) Sharpe of the Flying Squad 175: At last Johnny got very blown and I caught hold of him.|
|CUSS 83: Blown Very tired.et al.|
|(con. 1969) Dispatches 60: Coming through a year of that [i.e. Vietnam] without becoming totally blown out indicated as much heart as you’d need.|
|Brown’s Requiem 144: I hadn't been blown away on weed since my Hollywood Vice days.|
|Campus Sl. Oct. 2: blown out – tired.|
|Rakim Told Me 226: ‘I was blown away. I was humbled and embarrassed’.|
|Sun. Times (Perth) 11 Feb. 1/1: A formerly blown-out bounder must have struck it rich somewhere [...] he startled his many acquaintances by his new appearance.|
3. (US campus, also blowed) drunk, under the influence of a drug.
|True Drunkard’s Delight 226: He is [...] blowed.|
|CUSS 83: Blown Drunk.et al.|
|Campus Sl. Apr. 1: blown out – drunk.|
|Campus Sl. Fall 1: blown away – drunk.|
|Sl. U. 40: blown drunk, intoxicated; high or wired on drugs.|
|Crackhouse 95: He wants to get fucked; he wants to get blown.|
|Sl. and Sociability 45: Overindulgers in alcohol or drugs are pictured as the objects of various kinds of destructive processes: explosion (blasted, blown out, blown up, bombed).|
|College Sl. Research Project (Cal. State Poly. Uni., Pomona) 🌐 Blew out (adj.) 1. Very drunk or high off marijuana.|
|Triggerfish Twist (2002) 87: ‘How do you feel?’ asked Bernie. Coleman looked slowly around the room. ‘[...] blotto, blitzed, blasted, blown, bombed, [...].’.|
|College Sl. Research Project (Cal. State Poly. Uni., Pomona) 🌐 Blew out (adj.) [...] 2. Rough, like you didn’t sleep or hadn’t groomed yourself.|
5. (Aus.) delighted.
|in Chopper 4 (2005) 272: I bet you’re blown out with excitement.|
6. (US) of an area, poor, run-down.
|I Got a Monster 91: [H]e used the poorer, blown-out neighborhoods of East and West Baltimore for street rips.|