blubberer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From blubber +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

blubberer (plural blubberers)

  1. Someone who blubbers.
    • 1882, Thomas Twining, Recreations and Studies of a Country Clergyman of the ...[1], page 111:
      I laughed and cried (for I am one of the blubberers) when she bade me.
    • 1988 December 9, Ben Joravsky, “Property-tax assessments rise; north siders are revolting”, in Chicago Reader[2]:
      ) Some of the loudest blubberers are developers who, having made enormous profits as a result of local, state, and federal subsidies, complain that government doesn't do enough for them.