blub

blub
Verb. To sob. Possibly onomatopoeic. Mid 1800s

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  • blub — blub; blub·ber·er; blub·ber·ing·ly; blub·ber; blub·bery; …   English syllables

  • Blub — Blub, v. t. & i. [Cf. {Bleb}, {Blob}.] To swell; to puff out, as with weeping. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blub — /blub/, n. a swelling of fresh plasterwork. [1550 60; var. of BLOB] * * * …   Universalium

  • blub — (v.) fit of weeping, 1894, imitative. As a verb by 1843. Related: Blubbed; blubbing …   Etymology dictionary

  • blub — ► VERB (blubbed, blubbing) informal ▪ sob noisily. ORIGIN abbreviation of BLUBBER(Cf. ↑blubbery) …   English terms dictionary

  • blub — UK [blʌb] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms blub : present tense I/you/we/they blub he/she/it blubs present participle blubbing past tense blubbed past participle blubbed same as blubber I, 1) …   English dictionary

  • blub — [[t]blʌ̱b[/t]] blubs, blubbing, blubbed VERB If someone blubs, they cry because they are unhappy or frightened. [BRIT, INFORMAL] All of a sudden I felt very weak and wanted to blub. Syn: cry, blubber …   English dictionary

  • blub — /blʌb/ (say blub) verb (i) (blubbed, blubbing) Colloquial to weep; cry noisily. {shortened form of blubber} …  

  • Blub Hotel Spa — (Huancayo,Перу) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: Pasaje Verand 187, Huanca …   Каталог отелей

  • 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|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.… …   Useful english dictionary

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