Definition of Blow-by-blow

1. Adjective. Providing great detail. "A blow-by-blow account of the movie"

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Definition of Blow-by-blow

1. Adjective. (idiomatic) Detailing every action or occurrence completely. ¹

2. Noun. (idiomatic) An account, description, or commentary including every detail of the action or event. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blow-by-blow

blousy
blouzes
bloviate
bloviated
bloviates
bloviating
bloviation
bloviations
bloviator
bloviators
blow-by
blow-by-blow (current term)
blow-dried
blow-dries
blow-dry
blow-dryer
blow-dryers
blow-drying
blow-hard
blow-horn
blow-off
blow-offs
blow-out
blow-out fracture
blow-up
blow-ups

Literary usage of Blow-by-blow

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Aids to Family Government: Or, From the Cradle to the School, According to by Herbert Spencer, Bertha Meyer (1879)
"Little arms still forward go, Blow by blow, blow by blow. Always tick, and always tack, Tick, tack, Tick, tack. While singing this song the mother imitates ..."

2. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"This change in policy orientation has been described particularly well blow by blow by Joshua Mugyenyi who had been an insider of the NRM right from its ..."

3. Mental Culture in Burmese Crisis Politics: Aung San Suu Kyi and the National by Gustaaf Houtman (1999)
"Nor does it aim to give a blow by blow account of events. These have been amply documented in the many well-researched ..."

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