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Synonyms for blubber
ˈblʌb ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blubber(noun)

    an insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals; used as a source of oil

    Synonyms:
    fatness, fat, avoirdupois

  2. fatness, fat, blubber, avoirdupois(verb)

    excess bodily weight

    "she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others"

    Synonyms:
    avoirdupois, fatness, fatty tissue, fat, avoirdupois weight, adipose tissue

  3. snivel, sniffle, blubber, blub, snuffle(verb)

    cry or whine with snuffling

    "Stop snivelling--you got yourself into this mess!"

    Synonyms:
    sniffle, snuff, snivel, sniff, whine, blubber out, blub, snuffle

  4. blubber, blubber out(verb)

    utter while crying

    Synonyms:
    sniffle, blubber out, snuffle, blub, snivel

Wiktionary

  1. blubber(verb)

    To swell or disfigure (the face) with weeping; to wet with tears.

    Dear Cloe, how blubbered is that pretty face! \uE000209026 Prior.

    Synonyms:
    adipose tissue

Editors Contribution

  1. skinny

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blubber(n.)

    Synonyms:
    whale fat

  2. blubber(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    cry (so as to swell the cheeks), whine, whimper, weep

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "blubber":

    grease, fat, lard, bacon, slob, fucker

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How to use blubber in a sentence?

  1. Ken Balcomb:

    The baby was so newborn, it didn’t have blubber. It kept sinking, and the mother would raise it to the surface.

  2. Annette Hosoi:

    When the animal is out of the water, blubber can be heavy and cumbersome.

  3. Ken Balcomb:

    Environmental contamination is a serious issue for these whales, and it is exacerbated during times of nutritional stress when their toxic blubber is metabolized to maintain body functions.


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