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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. Phil Wilson:

    The Party's leadership went down like a lead balloon on the doorstep, labour's leadership needs to take responsibility.

  2. John Prine:

    I thought I was grounded. I thought from my kinda blue-collar outlook on life that I would call myself a grounded person. I was not. I was like a balloon flying around in the air. And as soon as our first child was born, boom - my feet came right down to the ground.

  3. Sarah Elliott:

    I think whenever Donald Trump detractors go after Donald Trump, Republicans Overseas UK makes Donald Trump double down and Republicans Overseas UK actually encourages Donald Trump to keep going and prove everybody wrong, so I think that's the effect the balloon will have.

  4. Steven Conley:

    If you stuck a balloon over the leak, it would fill up the Rose Bowl.

  5. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    Imagination is to love what gas is to the balloon — that which raises it from the earth.

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