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1. balloon

noun. ['bəˈluːn'] large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air.

Synonyms

  • envelope
  • ripcord
  • trial balloon
  • hot-air balloon
  • lighter-than-air craft
  • gasbag

Antonyms

  • deflate
  • decrease
  • stay
  • contract

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Words that Rhyme with Balloon

  • contrabassoon
  • wotherspoon
  • viromune
  • inopportune
  • picayune
  • ducommun
  • afternoon
  • terhune
  • rangoon
  • pontoon
  • platoon
  • opportune
  • muldoon
  • monsoon
  • mckune
  • mccune
  • mccuen
  • mcclune
  • majnoon
  • lampoon
  • impugn
  • huntoon
  • harpoon
  • hamdoon
  • festoon
  • disharoon
  • dekroon
  • commune
  • cartoon
  • cardoon

Example sentences of the word balloon


1. Noun, singular or mass
The full loan amount is paid back at the end of the loan with one balloon payment.

2. Verb, base form
Extreme sports range from mountain biking and whitewater rafting to balloon bungee jumping and free-fall parachuting.

Quotes containing the word balloon


1. What is success? It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins.
- Gene Fowler

2. Silence is expansive, filling up a whole room in seconds, like a balloon filled with awkwardness. It’s amazing how saying nothing can be so different from having nothing to say.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. The Hot Air Balloon CharmLife Can Be Filled with Adventure If You Let Yourself Soar
- Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet

2. balloon

noun. ['bəˈluːn'] small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck.

Synonyms

  • toy

Antonyms

  • generalize
  • stay in place

3. balloon

verb. ['bəˈluːn'] become inflated.

Synonyms

  • reflate
  • expand
  • billow

Antonyms

  • dry fly
  • wet fly
  • unalert
  • stand still

4. balloon

verb. ['bəˈluːn'] ride in a hot-air balloon.

Synonyms

  • fly
  • aviate

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • refrain
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