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  1. a globule of liquid; bubble.

  2. a small lump, drop, splotch, or daub: A blob of paint marred the surface.

  1. an object, especially a large one, having no distinct shape or definition: a blob on the horizon.

  2. a dull, slow-witted, and uninteresting person.

verb (used with object),blobbed, blob·bing.
  1. to mark or splotch with blobs.

Origin of blob

1400–50; late Middle English; apparently expressive formation

Words Nearby blob Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use blob in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for blob


/ (blɒb) /

  1. a soft mass or drop, as of some viscous liquid

  2. a spot, dab, or blotch of colour, ink, etc

  1. a indistinct or shapeless form or object

  2. a slang word for condom

verbblobs, blobbing or blobbed
  1. (tr) to put blobs, as of ink or paint, on

Origin of blob

C15: perhaps of imitative origin; compare bubble

Derived forms of blob

  • blobby, adjective

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