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blubber

blub·ber

blubber

 
pronunciation:
bluh br
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the layer of fat beneath the skin of whales, seals, and other large sea mammals.
The whale blubber was melted down for oil.
definition 2: the act of blubbering.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: blubbered, blubbering, blubbers
definition: to weep uncontrollably and loudly.
Don't blubber like a baby!
similar words:
sob
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to attempt to utter while weeping loudly and uncontrollably.
The child blubbered his protest.
similar words:
sob
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: puffy or swollen; fat (often used in combination).
derivation: blubberingly (adv.)
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