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1. A nonrigid, buoyant airship.
2. Derogatory An obese person.
v.intr. blimped, blimp·ing, blimps
Slang To become very fat. Often used with out: He's really blimped out since he got that desk job.
[Possibly imitative of the sound made by tapping the finger against the envelope of the airship.]
n. Chiefly British
A pompous, reactionary, ultranationalistic person.
[After Colonel Blimp, a cartoon character invented by David Low (1891-1963).]
highly conservative and nationalistic
adj. (sometimes cap.)