Definition of blub in English:

blub

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Pronunciation: /blʌb
 
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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.

Origin

early 19th century: abbreviation of blubber2.

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