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blimming

Syllabification: blim·ming
Pronunciation: /ˈblimiNG
 
/

Definition of blimming in English:

adjective

[attributive] British informal
Used to express annoyance or for emphasis: the blimming website is down tonight [as submodifier]: it’s blimming hot
More example sentences
  • It's too blimming hot here in the UK!
  • Forgot my blimming trunks, didn't I!
  • It's only blimming Friday!

Origin

early 20th century: alteration of blooming.

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