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Synonyms for balloon

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  1. balloonnoun

    Such an object designed to transport people through the air.

    hot-air balloon, montgolfier

  2. balloonnoun

    A speech bubble.

    speech bubble, fumetto

Princeton's WordNet

  1. balloonnoun

    large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air

  2. balloonverb

    small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck

  3. balloonverb

    ride in a hot-air balloon

    "He tried to balloon around the earth but storms forced him to land in China"

    billow, inflate

  4. balloon, inflate, billowverb

    become inflated

    "The sails ballooned"

    blow up, amplify, heave, inflate, wallow, expand, surge, billow

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. balloonnoun


  2. balloonnoun

    Montgolfier (hot-air balloon)

    Associated words:
    parachute, inflate, inflation, deflate, deflation, dirigible

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "balloon":

    ball, ballon, balloons, globe, flask, football, dirigible, zeppelin

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How to use balloon in a sentence?

  1. Steve Smith:

    It is, however, worth noting that every balloon released in Memorial Stadium is natural latex biodegradable, and they are tied off with 100% cotton strings.

  2. Charles Poveromo:

    When we found out it was like a balloon deflating.

  3. Leticia Flores-Gonzalez:

    It was important doing something special for my girls because of the hard year we had during the coronavirus pandemic. I wanted them to feel like 2020 was another year spent with mom making beautiful memories, it was never with the purpose someone would find the balloon. I thought it would deflate and would just disappear somewhere in a tree nearby.

  4. Carrejo Labendeira:

    We loved summer school. It was such a good time, we did arts and crafts, woodwork, ceramics. I just remember doing water balloon tosses, and we'd play fun games like truth and dare out in the park.

  5. Nic Gulas:

    It was a random dude just ran up to the balloon, stuck a knife in it, and ran off. We had police close by because of another driver earlier, so they went over and arrested him and his getaway driver.

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