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blow smoke

1. Literally, to expel smoke from one's mouth, as while smoking a cigarette, cigar, etc. Ew, don't blow smoke in my face!
2. To smoke marijuana. My little brother has no aspirations of going to college—he'd much rather blow smoke with his friends all day.
3. To intentionally mislead. I think they're blowing smoke about giving regular raises to their employees—I couldn't find any evidence to support that claim.
See also: blow, smoke

blow smoke

mainly AMERICAN
If someone blows smoke they deliberately confuse or deceive you. I just can't shake the feeling that he's up to something. Sounds to me like he's blowing smoke. Note: You can also say that someone blows smoke in your face or blows smoke in your eyes with the same meaning. He's being misled. They are blowing smoke in his face.
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blow ˈsmoke (up somebody’s asstaboo)

(American English, slang) try to trick somebody or lie to somebody, particularly by saying that something is better than it really is: I won’t blow smoke up your ass. Your product is OK but I’ve seen better.
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blow smoke

1. tv. to state something in a way that conceals the truth. (see also smoke and mirrors.) She is a master at blowing smoke. She belongs in government.
2. tv. to smoke marijuana. (Drugs.) Frank sits around blowing smoke when he’s not selling.
See also: blow, smoke

blow smoke

1. To speak deceptively.
2. To brag or exaggerate.
See also: blow, smoke
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Other exhibits to inspire visitors include an electronic nose and a vortex cannon that blows smoke rings as well as the Warwick Submarine, a cutting-edge, humanpowered pedal submarine that students designed and built to compete internationally.
There's nothing worse than walking in public and someone blows smoke in your face.
Mine is a little ring, Steve blows smoke rings the size of a dinner-plate but Matt was in the lab for a week and came up with a contraption that blows smoke-rings the size of a Nissan Micra.
Tommy leans back against the gate and blows smoke out through his nose, tapping the ash off the tip of his cigarette over and over.
Despite the child clearly becoming intoxicated, she gives him another three puffs and even blows smoke in his face a number of times.
Consequently, I'd had enough of the dreaded weed by the age of 13 and now take a dim view of anyone who blows smoke in my direction, even in a public place.
I have lost count of the times I have gone into a restaurant, ordered, and had my meal put in front of me, then a smoker has come in lit up and blows smoke all over me, and my food, resulting in me having to leave before I have even started.
R-Warson Woods: No one blows smoke up Hanaway's way, but she's known to blow a lot of smoke in the direction of her constituents, Hanaway is famous for gripping stogies in Jeff City, and recently attributed the decline of the city of St.
A beautiful young woman comes up to you in a bar, blows smoke in your face and flashes her plaque-stained teeth at you.