Definition Of overblown
(of a flower) past its prime.
an overblown rose
excessively inflated or pretentious.
overblown dreams of glory and success
Example Of overblown
Forget your preconceptions about opera - - it is not all about screaming voices and overblown melodrama.
Humans show false strength with exaggerated postures and overblown words.
In contrast, some of the other liberal arguments about the significance of this case seem tendentious and overblown .
In satire, things tend to be exaggerated and overblown for effect.
It's an overblown solution, but probably politically necessary - and a sure sign of a dangerous vanity.