Colonel Blimp

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noun \-ˈblimp\

Definition of Colonel Blimp

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 :  a pompous person with out-of-date or ultraconservative views; broadly :  reactionary

Colonel Blimpism

play \-ˈblim-ˌpi-zəm\ noun

Examples of colonel blimp in a sentence

  1. felt like a Colonel Blimp who had outlived his time

Origin and Etymology of colonel blimp

Colonel Blimp, cartoon character created by David Low


First Known Use: 1938



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