Inflated

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Inflated Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • expanded by (or as if by) gas or air; "an inflated balloon"
  • enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness; "had an exaggerated (or inflated) opinion of himself"; "a hyperbolic style"
  • increased especially to abnormal levels; "the raised prices frightened away customers"; "inflated wages"; "an inflated economy"
  • pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals); "high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school"; "a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Inflated'


  • Zero-inflated model: In statistics, a zero-inflated model is a statistical model based on a zero-inflated probability distribution, i.e. a distribution that allows for frequent
  • Inflated heelsplitter: The Inflated heelsplitter (Potamilus inflatus) is a species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family Unionidae, the river mussels
  • Inflated sedge: Inflated sedge may refer to: Carex intumescens, bladder sedge Carex vesicaria, blister sedge
  • List of wealthiest non-inflated historical figures: List of wealthiest historical figures. The list of the wealthiest non-inflated historical figures is given in U.S. dollars for simple comparison purposes
  • The Inflated Tear: The Inflated Tear is an album by Roland Kirk released in 1968. One of his most popular albums and sometimes regarded as his magnum opus, it established

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Inflated Sample Sentences in News


  • Belichick Blames Under-Inflated Balls on 'Climatic Conditions'
    New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick today said "climatic conditions" were to blame for the footballs that were under-inflated Sunday for the AFC Championship game. Read more on this news related to 'Inflated'
  • Belichick: 'Climatic Conditions' May Have Under-Inflated Balls
    New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick says "climatic conditions" may have been to blame for the footballs being under-inflated Sunday for the AFC Championship game. Read more on this news related to 'Inflated'
  • NFL Says Patriots Used Under-Inflated Balls During 1st Half
    The NFL acknowledged for the first time today that the New England Patriots used under-inflated balls in the first half of Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts. Read more on this news related to 'Inflated'

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