[ bluhb ]
See synonyms for blub on
  1. a swelling of fresh plasterwork.

Origin of blub

First recorded in 1550–60; variant of blob

Words Nearby blub Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use blub in a sentence

  • Number Five dredge trembled, with a wet sucking sound, and settled back into the mud, blubblubblub.

    The Native Soil | Alan Edward Nourse
  • Shiny wet, Sonnie-Boy, and blowing their cheeks out like so many blub-blubs.

    Sonnie-Boy's People | James B. Connolly
  • And from the fern-covered hollows above other voices replied joyously to her reassuring call, "blub-blub-blub!"

    Police!!! | Robert W. Chambers
  • All the time the whistle and blub-blub of bullets filled the air, and all the time the death-list grew.

    Children of the Frost | Jack London
  • Christy got very red and looked as if he was going to blub and said that was all.

    Lost Diaries | Maurice Baring

British Dictionary definitions for blub


/ (blʌb) /

verbblubs, blubbing or blubbed

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