from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Resembling or like a bladder.
- adjective Possessing a bladder or bladders.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Thin, membranous, and inflated or distended, like a bladder; vesicular; blistered; pustular.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having bladders; also, resembling a bladder.
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- adjective Having
- adjective Resembling a
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective resembling a bladder
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To any bladdery bloggers attending my talk this afternoon, I issue this solemn pledge -- I promise to let fly with at least one or two irresponsible comments that you will be able to jot down and get a butt-boil about later.
It was a mass of bladdery seaweed that the returning tide was wafting slowly to the shore.
Bloodless and bladdery things ran hither and thither noiselessly.
One of the crested or monstrous forms, when grafted on a flat-stemmed kind, presents the queerest of appearances, looking like a large green cockscomb growing out of the top of a bladdery kind of stem.
Like many Martians, he was braced upright on his lower tentacles by hoops and buckles around his bladdery body, so that he had roughly a human form, over which lay a strange loose armor of light plates.
Literary societies know but little of this club, for literary societies despise the affairs of the real worker -- they are interested in the bladdery essay written by the fashionable ass.
In the words of Dr. Gray, "The fruit is a globular dry berry, enclosed by a five-parted, bladdery inflated calyx."
In short, Hill, who was a florid flatterer, is so complimentary that we are not surprised to find him telling Richardson, after Pope's death, that the poet's popularity was due to a certain "bladdery swell of management."
Pope's fame was due to personal assiduities, and 'a certain bladdery swell of management. '
The central nucleus is surrounded by a flattened margin rather bladdery in appearance, of a beautiful red color, formed of a sort of very soft and very elastic jelly.