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blubbering

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

blubbering

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of blubbering (Entry 2 of 3)

as in crying, weeping

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blubbering

verb
present participle of blubber

Synonyms of blubbering (Entry 3 of 3)

to shed tears often while making meaningless sounds as a sign of pain or distress
  • the poor child was blubbering because he had fallen and skinned his knee

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“Blubbering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blubbering. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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