blub

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare bleb and blob.

Verb[edit]

blub (third-person singular simple present blubs, present participle blubbing, simple past and past participle blubbed)

  1. To cry, whine or blubber
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses (novel), Vintage International (1990), page 80:
      Like to see them sitting round in a ring with blub lips, entranced, listening.
  2. (obsolete) To swell; to puff out, as with weeping.

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