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Colonel Blimp

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noun
  1. an elderly, pompous British reactionary, especially an army officer or government official.

Origin of Colonel Blimp

after a character appearing in cartoons by David Low
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British Dictionary definitions for colonel blimp

Colonel Blimp

noun
  1. See blimp 2
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