blimpish

adjective, often capitalized
blimp·​ish | \ ˈblim-pish How to pronounce blimpish (audio) \

Definition of blimpish

: of, relating to, or suggesting a Colonel Blimp

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Other Words from blimpish

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, "Should We Worry About Trump’s Fawning Admiration of the Military?," 29 June 2018 Huntington, a lifelong Democrat, was accused of blimpish conservatism, jingoism or worse. Gary J. Bass, New York Times, "Should We Worry About Trump’s Fawning Admiration of the Military?," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of blimpish

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Blimpish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blimpish. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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