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Meaning of BLUBBER

Pronunciation:  'blubur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals; used as a source of oil
  2. [adj]  swollen with fat; "blubber cheeks"; "blubber lips"; "a coarse blubbery individual"
  3. [v]  cry or whine with snuffling; "Stop snivelling--you got yourself into this mess!"
  4. [v]  utter while crying
 

BLUBBER is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: blub, blubber out, blubbery, fat, sniffle, snivel, snuffle
 
 See Also: animal oil, cry, mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize, weep

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Blub"ber\, n. [See {Blobber}, {Blob}, {Bleb}.]
    1. A bubble.
    
             At his mouth a blubber stood of foam. --Henryson.
    
    2. The fat of whales and other large sea animals from which
       oil is obtained. It lies immediately under the skin and
       over the muscular flesh.
    
    3. (Zo["o]l.) A large sea nettle or medusa.
    
    
  2. \Blub"ber\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Blubbered}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Blubbering}.]
    To weep noisily, or so as to disfigure the face; to cry in a
    childish manner.
    
          She wept, she blubbered, and she tore her hair.
                                                   --Swift.
    
    
  3. \Blub"ber\, v. t.
    1. To swell or disfigure (the face) with weeping; to wet with
       tears.
    
             Dear Cloe, how blubbered is that pretty face!
                                                   --Prior.
    
    2. To give vent to (tears) or utter (broken words or cries);
       -- with forth or out.
    
    
 
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