blown out of the water

Rate this phrase:(4.00 / 1 vote)
An alibi, excuse, pleading, story, testimony misrepresentation.
94 Views

At the Captain's mast, the scurvy culprit kept referring to the full moon. The Captain allowed him to rave on and on, then the steward blew the accused liar clean out of the water when presented with evidence of a quarter moon on the night of the devilment!

Submitted by WerterBuch on September 03, 2015

Translation

Find a translation for the blown out of the water phrase in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similar to blown out of the water

How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

Discuss this blown out of the water phrase with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this blown out of the water definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"blown out of the water." Phrases.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 19 Sep. 2020. <https://www.phrases.com/phrase/blown-out-of-the-water_16535>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.