blubbed; blubbing

intransitive verb

chiefly British

Examples of blub in a Sentence

the little girl was blubbing so uncontrollably that we couldn't understand what she was saying
Recent Examples on the Web Bridget Jones blubbing into her ice cream, obsessing over pounds gained and cigarettes smoked? Beach book. Jennifer Weiner,, 17 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blub was in 1860

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Cite this Entry

“Blub.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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