blub´ber|ing|ly

blub|ber «BLUHB uhr», noun, verb, adjective.
–n.
1. the fat of whales and some other sea animals. Blubber lies under the skin and over the muscles. The oil obtained from whale blubber was formerly burned in lamps.
2. excess fat on the body.
3. noisy weeping.
–v.i.
to weep noisily; sob: »

He blubbered like a great schoolboy who had been whipped (Tobias Smollett).

–v.t.
1. to utter with tears; sob (forth or out): »

He blubbered out an apology.

2. to disfigure or swell with crying: »

How blubbered is that pretty face (Matthew Prior).

–adj.
swollen; protruding; thick: »

blubber lips.

[Middle English bluber; imitative]
blub´ber|er, noun.
blub´ber|ing|ly, adverb.
blub´ber|like´, adjective.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • blub´ber|like´ — blub|ber «BLUHB uhr», noun, verb, adjective. –n. 1. the fat of whales and some other sea animals. Blubber lies under the skin and over the muscles. The oil obtained from whale blubber was formerly burned in lamps. 2. excess fat on the body. 3.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blub´ber|er — blub|ber «BLUHB uhr», noun, verb, adjective. –n. 1. the fat of whales and some other sea animals. Blubber lies under the skin and over the muscles. The oil obtained from whale blubber was formerly burned in lamps. 2. excess fat on the body. 3.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blub|ber — «BLUHB uhr», noun, verb, adjective. –n. 1. the fat of whales and some other sea animals. Blubber lies under the skin and over the muscles. The oil obtained from whale blubber was formerly burned in lamps. 2. excess fat on the body. 3. noisy… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blub|ber-lipped — «BLUHB uhr LIHPT», adjective. having a swollen or thick, protruding lip or lips …   Useful english dictionary

  • blub|ber|head|ed — «BLUHB uhr HEHD ihd», adjective. Slang. thick headed; stupid; dull …   Useful english dictionary

  • blub|ber|y — «BLUHB uhr ee», adjective. 1. like blubber: »blubbery lips. 2. containing blubber; fat …   Useful english dictionary

  • blub(ber) —  Weep (usu. noisily) …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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  • blubberingly — blub·ber·ing·ly …   English syllables

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