Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of blubber.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of weeping noisily.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He now beheld Lenny rising with some difficulty -- still panting hard -- and with hysterical sounds akin to what is vulgarly called blubbering -- his fine new waistcoat sprinkled with his own blood which flowed from his nose -- nose that seemed to Lenny

    The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851

  • He thought the fellow that I had described as blubbering over his still-born poems would have been better occupied in earning his living in some honest way or other.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • He now beheld Lenny rising with some difficulty, still panting hard, and with hysterical sounds akin to what is vulgarly called blubbering, his fine new waistcoat sprinkled with his own blood, which flowed from his nose, -- nose that seemed to Lenny

    My Novel — Volume 03

  • He now beheld Lenny rising with some difficulty, still panting hard, and with hysterical sounds akin to what is vulgarly called blubbering, his fine new waistcoat sprinkled with his own blood, which flowed from his nose, -- nose that seemed to Lenny Fairfield's feelings to be a nose no more, but a swollen, gigantic, mountainous Slawkenbergian excrescence; in fact, he felt all nose!

    My Novel — Complete

  • Kevin Rudd's family were "blubbering" again in Brisbane on Tuesday night, but this time they were happy tears celebrating the launch of daughter Jessica's first novel.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • Mr Rudd wept as he said he was proud of his achievements - but not of 'blubbering'.

    Home | Mail Online

  • Criticism of the single falls into several areas: the most disastrous, I think, is the attitude that, as one former fan put it, "Yeah, you had an excuse for writing that kind of blubbering stuff five or six years ago."

    Expecting Rain

  • I wasn't the only one who was kind of blubbering, "he said.

    The State Journal-Register Home RSS

  • Eventually, someone in Iowa bought a few items, including a tiny pair of red socks, the sight of which sent me blubbering into my pillows again.

    Staceyann Chin: Surviving Halloween, Bedrest, and The Baby Registry

  • I hear Buckwheat blubbering and demanding how he can take a bath in his wounded condition.

    CHAPTER XLIV

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