Entry from British & World English dictionary
verb (blubs, blubbing, blubbed)[no object] informal
Cry noisily and uncontrollably; sob: their mummies blub when they kiss them goodbye she had the urge to blub her eyes out
More example sentences
- I was ok for the most part until my cousin went to speak, and then I could no longer restrain my tears, and blubbed hideously into the tissues I'd luckily remembered to bring with me, turning them into soggy balls of snot and tears.
- When they eventually troop off, and away, I blub and snivel for hours because the house is suddenly so terribly empty.
- Its very sad and I always recall blubbing at the end.
Early 19th century: abbreviation of blubber2.
Words that rhyme with blubbub, chub, Chubb, club, cub, drub, dub, flub, grub, hub, nub, pub, rub, scrub, shrub, slub, snub, stub, sub, tub
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