[ blob ]
/ blɒb /


a globule of liquid; bubble.
a small lump, drop, splotch, or daub: A blob of paint marred the surface.
an object, especially a large one, having no distinct shape or definition: a blob on the horizon.
a dull, slow-witted, and uninteresting person.

verb (used with object), blobbed, blob·bing.

to mark or splotch with blobs.

Origin of blob

1400–50; late Middle English; apparently expressive formation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for blob

/ (blɒb) /


a soft mass or drop, as of some viscous liquid
a spot, dab, or blotch of colour, ink, etc
a indistinct or shapeless form or object
a slang word for condom

verb blobs, blobbing or blobbed

(tr) to put blobs, as of ink or paint, on

Derived forms of blob

blobby, adjective

Word Origin for blob

C15: perhaps of imitative origin; compare bubble
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