English edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle English blowynge, blowende, from Old English blāwende, from Proto-Germanic *blēandz, present participle of Proto-Germanic *blēaną (to blow), equivalent to blow +‎ -ing.

Verb edit


  1. present participle and gerund of blow

Etymology 2 edit

From Middle English blowynge, blowyng, from Old English blāwung (blowing), equivalent to blow +‎ -ing.

Noun edit

blowing (plural blowings)

  1. The act of one who blows, or that which blows.
    the blowings of a trumpet
    the puffings and blowings of an unfit runner
    • 2014, Charlotte MacLeod, The Grub-and-Stakers House a Haunt:
      [] the tea had been poured from the cups into the deep saucers from which it would have been drunk with genteel blowings and whiffings, according to the custom of the time.

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Noun edit


  1. Alternative form of blowynge (blowing)