1. [ verb ] make a strident sound
Synonyms: blare

"She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone"

Related terms: make_noise blare
2. [ verb ] hit hard
Synonyms: smash boom nail

"He smashed a 3-run homer"

Related terms: hit
3. [ noun ] (baseball) a long and hard-hit fly ball
Related terms: fly baseball
4. [ noun ] a sudden very loud noise
Synonyms: bang clap eruption loud_noise blowup
Related terms: noise water_hammer bang
5. [ verb ] (military) use explosives on
Synonyms: shell strafe

"The enemy has been shelling us all day"

Related terms: bombard crump shell blaster
6. [ noun ] a highly pleasurable or exciting experience
Synonyms: good_time

"we had a good time at the party" "celebrating after the game was a blast"

Related terms: experience
7. [ noun ] (meteorology) a strong current of air
Synonyms: gust blow

"the tree was bent almost double by the gust"

Related terms: wind puff bluster sandblast blow
8. [ noun ] an explosion (as of dynamite)
Related terms: explosion bomb_blast
9. [ noun ] intense adverse criticism
Synonyms: attack flack flak fire

"Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party" "the government has come under attack" "don't give me any flak"

Related terms: criticism attack
Similar spelling:   blaster