Blubber

Definition of Blubber

Blub´ber
n.1.A bubble.
At his mouth a blubber stood of foam.
- Henryson.
2.The fat of whales and other large sea animals from which oil is obtained. It lies immediately under the skin and over the muscular flesh.
3.(Zool.) A large sea nettle or medusa.
v. i.1.To weep noisily, or so as to disfigure the face; to cry in a childish manner.
[imp. & p. p. Blubbered ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Blubbering.]
She wept, she blubbered, and she tore her hair.
- Swift.
v. t.1.To swell or disfigure (the face) with weeping; to wet with tears.
Dear Cloe, how blubbered is that pretty face!
- Prior.
2.To give vent to (tears) or utter (broken words or cries); - with forth or out.

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