blimp out

intransitive verb
blimped out; blimping out; blimps out

Definition of blimp out

slang
: to gain a lot of weight : to become fat My parents were terrified I'd blimp out if I wasn't careful, but I didn't worry.Spy, November 1996 … last year I gained 30 pounds and really blimped out after falling … and breaking my foot.— Janet Evanovich, quoted in New Zealand Herald, 4 July 2010

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Other Words from blimp out

blimped-out adjective
The second act sends the duo into outer space, where the blimped-out descendants of earth's last residents laze about on a giant cruise ship … — Ryan Burns, Eureka (California) Times Standard, 8 July 2008

First Known Use of blimp out

1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Blimp out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blimp%20out. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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