- runaway, blowout, romp, laugher, shoo-in, walkaway - an easy victory
--1 is a kind of victory, triumph
- blowout - a sudden malfunction of a part or apparatus; "the right front tire had a blowout"; "as a result of the blowout we lost all the lights"
--2 is a kind of malfunction
Derived form: verb blow out1
- gala, gala affair, jamboree, blowout - a gay festivity
--3 is a kind of celebration, festivity
- blow out, burn out, blow - melt, break, or become otherwise unusable; "The lightbulbs blew out"; "The fuse blew"
--1 is one way to fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down
Derived form: noun blowout2
- snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quench - put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles"
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- blow out - erupt in an uncontrolled manner; "The oil well blew out"
--3 is one way to erupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagrate