Blubber definition

blŭbər
The thick layer of fat between the skin and the muscle layers of whales and other marine mammals, from which an oil is obtained.
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To sob noisily.
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A loud sobbing.
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To weep loudly, like a child.
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To utter while crying and sobbing.
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Any of various large jellyfishes.
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The fat of the whale and other sea mammals, from which an oil is obtained.
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To make wet and swollen by weeping.
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Excessive body fat.
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To say while blubbering.
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To wet, disfigure, or swell with weeping.
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Loud weeping; a blubbering.
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Thick or swollen.
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The thick layer of fat between the skin and the muscle layers of whales and other marine mammals, from which an oil is obtained.
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Excessive body fat.
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Swollen and protruding.

Blubber cheeks.

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The thick layer of fat between the skin and the muscle layers of whales and other marine mammals. It insulates the animal from heat loss and serves as a food reserve.
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Swollen and protruding.

Blubber cheeks.

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(informal) Unsightly fat on the human body.
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A fatty layer of adipose tissue found immediately beneath the epidermis.
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The thick coat of fat worn by many arctic animals, such as sea lions, and antarctic animals, such as penguins; used to insulate warmth in the animal's body.
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To make noises or broken words while crying.
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(archaic) To swell or disfigure (the face) with weeping; to wet with tears.
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Origin of blubber

  • Middle English bluberen to bubble from bluber foam

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English bluber foam

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary