Definition of blubber:
- A bubble.
- A large sea nettle or medusa.
- The fat of whales and other large sea animals from which oil is obtained. It lies immediately under the skin and over the muscular flesh.
- To give vent to ( tears) or utter ( broken words or cries); - with forth or out.
- To swell or disfigure ( the face) with weeping; to wet with tears.
- To weep noisily, or so as to disfigure the face; to cry in a childish manner.
fatness, fatty tissue, cry, blub, whine, blubbery, avoirdupois, sniffle, snivel, keen, yowl, snuffle, snuff, howl, lard, blubber out, wail, sniff, tallow, happy, sob, sounds, weep, bawl, adipose tissue, fat, avoirdupois weight.
- "A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2", Otto von Kotzebue.
Early in the eighteenth century small sloops and schooners of thirty or forty tons burden were fitted out, in which the blubber, after being first cut in large square pieces, was brought home, for trying out.- "Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast", Samuel Adams Drake.
- "The Dawn of Canadian History: A Chronicle of Aboriginal Canada", Stephen Leacock.