informal Arrive casually and unannounced: sometimes he would blow in unexpectedly and say hello
More example sentences
- Then her father blows in, in the shape of a wizardish and craggy Jones, and we quickly realise her hatred of him at abandoning his family to follow the native way while she was still a child as she promptly rejects his offer to make amends.
- I blow in when I can from my home 400 miles away, thankful for every chance to share the wonder and mystery and blessing of these last days.
- Then you have some people blow in when the leaves are turning and for Christmas.
Definition of blow in in:
A newcomer or recent arrival.
- Tellingly, such figures are foreigners - blow-ins from some strange faraway place.
- We started having ‘open houses’ on the first Sunday of the month, and get an interesting collection of students, work colleagues, other expats and blow-ins.
- We sign on for a ride and meet some genuine Hawaiians - local folk who live around here and maintain a certain dignity while the blow-ins try to attract attention on the beach.
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