Colonel-blimp meaning

A pompous, reactionary, ultranationalistic person.
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(UK) A stereotype of a pompous, ex-military middle-aged man, conservative and opposed to new ideas.
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Origin of colonel-blimp

  • After Colonel Blimp , a cartoon character created by Sir David Low (1891–1963), British political cartoonist
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From the name of a cartoon character created by Sir David Low.
    From Wiktionary