Definition of lead balloon in English:

lead balloon

Syllabification: lead bal·loon
Pronunciation: /ˌled bəˈlo͞on/

Entry from US English dictionary


(in phrase go over like a lead balloon) • informal
  • (Of something said or written) be poorly received: Jenkins' book has gone over like a lead balloon

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