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English noun: blubber

1. blubber (substance) an insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals; used as a source of oil


Broader (hypernym)animal oil

2. blubber (attribute) excess bodily weight


SamplesShe disliked fatness in herself as well as in others.


Synonymsavoirdupois, fat, fatness


Broader (hypernym)bodily property


Narrower (hyponym)abdominousness, adiposeness, adiposity, corpulency, fattiness, fleshiness, greasiness, obesity, oiliness, oleaginousness, paunchiness, steatopygia


Antonymsleanness, spareness, thinness


English verb: blubber

1. blubber (body) cry or whine with snuffling


SamplesStop snivelling--you got yourself into this mess!.


ExamplesSam and Sue blubber


Synonymsblub, sniffle, snivel, snuffle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)cry, weep

2. blubber (communication) utter while crying


Synonymsblubber out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize









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