blimp·​ish ˈblim-pish How to pronounce blimpish (audio)
often capitalized
: of, relating to, or suggesting a Colonel Blimp
blimpishly adverb
blimpishness noun

Examples of blimpish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Huntington, a lifelong Democrat, was accused of blimpish conservatism, jingoism or worse. Gary J. Bass, New York Times, 29 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blimpish was in 1938

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“Blimpish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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