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blub·ber 1

v. blub·bered, blub·ber·ing, blub·bers
To sob noisily. See Synonyms at cry.
1. To utter while crying and sobbing.
2. To make wet and swollen by weeping.
A loud sobbing.

[Middle English bluberen, to bubble, from bluber, foam.]

blub′ber·ing·ly adv.

blub·ber 2

1. The thick layer of fat between the skin and the muscle layers of whales and other marine mammals, from which an oil is obtained.
2. Excessive body fat.
3. Any of various large jellyfishes.
Swollen and protruding: blubber cheeks.

[Middle English bluber, foam.]

blub′ber·y adj.
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adj, -ier or -iest
1. of, containing, or like blubber; fat
2. weeping or with the face disfigured by weeping
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(ˈblʌb ə ri)

1. abounding in or resembling blubber; fat.
2. puffy; swollen: blubbery lips.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.blubbery - swollen with fat; "blubber cheeks"; "blubber lips"; "a coarse blubbery individual"
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
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[ˈblʌbərɪ] ADJ (= fat) → fláccido, fofo
blubbery lipslabios mpl carnosos
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wabb(e)lig (inf)
(inf, = weepy) → verheult (inf)
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In March of this year, the man, who goes by the online handle "Hiiragi Sensei" (Teacher Hiiragi), posted a photo of his blubbery looking pot belly and promised to show his attempt to burn off fat and gain muscle.
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"If you get cold, that's the first thing that will kill you," says Laura, who is preparing by using ice baths, crawling into her freezer and eating sticks of butter to give herself a layer of fat "like a blubbery seal".
The sunset remained as awe-inspiring and beautiful as ever, the sand remained powdery fine, even if you had to share it with sweaty, blubbery hordes ready to jump one another.
A high fat diet based on blubbery seals is essential for providing the necessary energy for the bears to live in the cold, but sea ice changes have made it harder to find this critical prey, Williams said.
And his blustery, blubbery charm, backed as it is by a sly and acute intelligence, is hard to resist.
"The Arctic Ocean is home to incredible wildlife, from majestic polar bears to blubbery walruses, mysterious narwhals and graceful seabirds.
Braving the stormy weather, the blubbery babies have arrived slightly earlier this year on the Farne Islands, off the Northumberland coast.
At the beachfront Golden Bay Hotel, two Balinese day beds have been commandeered by boisterous, blubbery pinnipeds, and every evening, a mischievous adolescent affectionately known as Samuelito, splays his flippers on the best seat at the cocktail bar.
He was talking to camera by the shore in the Antarctic, revealing how the blubbery monsters fight to attract a mate in breeding colonies.
Blubbery: Fortunately, Iran has never been a major camel country.