Definition of blasted in English:

blasted

adjective

  • 1informal [attributive] Used to express annoyance:

    ‘make your own blasted coffee!’
    • ‘Later that morning I brought the blasted computer into one of the two public lounges, settled into a plush chair and tried to concentrate.’
    • ‘He winced as he reached for the bar of soap, cursing the blasted hot water tank that never seemed to actually spit out hot water.’
    • ‘He could do without this blasted Battle of Britain.’
    • ‘But we never get to appreciate that, because the blasted music never stops!’
    • ‘I completely wasted my entire day in unproductive activity and left the blasted room hours later seething with frustration and disgust.’
    • ‘Everyone is suffering from this blasted cold thanks to him!’
    • ‘Unfortunately, they didn't seem to be missing me badly enough to just let me win the blasted game.’
    • ‘The blasted sheep had simply stormed into the house to have a good look round.’
    • ‘They prevented Scotland from reaching last summer's World Cup because of a blasted last-minute goal at Hampden.’
    • ‘The sleeves would ride up your arms when you swung, the shoulders were too tight, and we wound up taking the blasted things off when we had a shot that really mattered.’
    • ‘He won't be able to fight with it, let alone carry the blasted thing up a mountain!’
    • ‘Either we pick up a fair fee for our trouble, or we get rid of those blasted opinion pollsters.’
    • ‘That blasted song from the musical is on a continuous loop in my brain.’
    • ‘All in all we must have wasted about fifty gallons of water and never did succeed in getting the blasted thing to run.’
    • ‘Twenty-five minutes later we were still on that blasted bus.’
    • ‘There are the idiots on the council who've brought us to our knees with those blasted parking fees!’
    • ‘Like us, they wait for this blasted winter to be over.’
    • ‘Bury yourself in some textbooks until the whole blasted thing blows over.’
    • ‘Some brat even threw a rotten apple core at me and sped away in his blasted tricycle contraption before I could catch him.’
    • ‘The blasted thing would not stop ringing.’
    damned, damn, blessed, flaming, precious, confounded, pestilential, rotten, wretched
    flipping, blinking, blooming, blimming, bloody, bleeding, effing, chuffing
    goddam
    plurry
    bally, ruddy, deuced
    fucking, frigging
    sodding
    fecking
    cursed, accursed, damnable
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  • 2literary [attributive] Withered or blighted; laid waste:

    ‘a blasted heath’
    ‘an area of blasted trees’
    • ‘His smoky shots of blasted earth and gnashing machinery, spraying explosions and blackened pits create an oppressively alien landscape hostile to man and woman alike.’
    • ‘Exploring the island by minibus, he finds a blasted landscape of rock and dust and minimal vegetation.’
    • ‘Films and photographs of the time show ‘pitiful streams of helpless civilians trekking through a blasted landscape of broken cities and barren fields’.’
    • ‘It does look like a nuclear bomb has hit - kilometres of blasted earth, with just a few shells of houses and the odd palm tree left standing amongst the wasteland.’
    • ‘Driven mad, he wanders the blasted heath as his rivals watch the clan destroy itself.’
  • 3informal [predicative] Drunk:

    ‘I got really blasted’
    intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin
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Pronunciation

blasted

/ˈblɑːstɪd/