Definition Of inflated


distended through being filled with air or gas.

a partially inflated balloon

excessively or unreasonably high.

inflated salaries

fill (a balloon, tire, or other expandable structure) with air or gas so that it becomes distended.

At launch, the balloon is partially inflated with helium and expands as it rises.

increase (something) by a large or excessive amount.

objectives should be clearly set out so as not to duplicate work and inflate costs

Example Of inflated

  • Inflated remuneration packages once associated with sales roles in high-tech companies seem to have gone into hibernation.

  • A huge inflated spiked balloon hung over the dance area in front of the stage.

  • Ah, they're all about inflated self-importance, anyway.

  • By the end of the day several inflated balloons will end up littering the far bank.

  • Certainly some witnesses made inflated claims about how much alcohol they had consumed without becoming intoxicated.

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