\ ˈbləb How to pronounce blub (audio) \
blubbed; blubbing

Definition of blub

intransitive verb

chiefly British

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Examples of blub in a Sentence

the girl was blubbing so uncontrollably that we couldn't understand what she was trying to tell us
Recent Examples on the Web Bridget Jones blubbing into her ice cream, obsessing over pounds gained and cigarettes smoked? Beach book. Jennifer Weiner,, "Jennifer Weiner pens essay on beach reads for EW: 'I've tried to make peace with the label'," 17 June 2019

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First Known Use of blub

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Blub.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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