a small, nonrigid airship or dirigible, especially one used chiefly for observation.
Slang. a fat person.
blimp out, Slang. to eat too much.
Other definitions for Blimp (2 of 2)
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This is becoming a more and more regular occurrence as brands enter the metaverse through the world of esports, advertise to online communities through virtual billboards, or blimps, and release digital outfits for avatars to wear.Digiday Guide: How publishers and marketers can use the blockchain in their businesses | Kayleigh Barber | October 26, 2021 | Digiday
The post Hearst launches blimp in the metaverse in a bid to show advertisers virtual co-branded opportunities appeared first on Digiday.Hearst launches blimp in the metaverse in a bid to show advertisers virtual co-branded opportunities | Sara Guaglione | October 8, 2021 | Digiday
Hearst plans to use its branded, custom-built metaversal blimp as a virtual meeting hub and event space.Hearst launches blimp in the metaverse in a bid to show advertisers virtual co-branded opportunities | Sara Guaglione | October 8, 2021 | Digiday
A newspaper-delivery blimp dropped a 100-foot line to dangle a bundle of papers to the building’s newsstand.The Empire State Building Opened During the Great Depression. Its Survival Story Holds a Lesson for Today | Olivia B. Waxman | April 30, 2021 | Time
And the city of Ogden, Utah, is launching a 54-foot, remote-controlled “crime-fighting blimp” with a powerful surveillance camera.Local Cops Ready for War With Homeland Security-Funded Military Weapons | Andrew Becker, G. W. Schulz | December 21, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
The French have a small airship very much like the blimp which they use for scout duty.The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith
The blimp carries a 100 horse power Curtiss aviation motor, and is equipped with wireless for exchanging messages.The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith
Don found as he neared the golf course that the people from the blimp apparently had no immediate plan to attack, either.And Then the Town Took Off | Richard Wilson
The star shell had died out but he could see the blimp silhouetted against the sky.And Then the Town Took Off | Richard Wilson
Another of the weapons or instruments of warfare devised largely for use in destroying the evil submarine is the "blimp."Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights | Kelly Miller
British Dictionary definitions for blimp (1 of 2)
a small nonrigid airship, esp one used for observation or as a barrage balloon
films a soundproof cover fixed over a camera during shooting
- See also blimp out
British Dictionary definitions for blimp (2 of 2)
(often capital) mainly British a person, esp a military officer, who is stupidly complacent and reactionary: Also called: Colonel Blimp
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