Colonel Blimp

noun
\-ˈblimp \

Definition of Colonel Blimp 

: a pompous person with out-of-date or ultraconservative views broadly : reactionary

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Colonel Blimpism \-ˈblim-ˌpi-zəm \ noun

Examples of Colonel Blimp in a Sentence

felt like a Colonel Blimp who had outlived his time

First Known Use of Colonel Blimp

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Colonel Blimp

Colonel Blimp, cartoon character created by David Low

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