- a swelling of fresh plasterwork.
Origin of blub
Related Words for blubwail, whimper, bawl, weep, howl, moan, sob, groan, sigh, grieve, mourn, complain, fret, blubber, snivel, lament, blub, whale, swell, whine
Examples from the Web for blub
Historical Examples of blub
He says no one has ever seen a Gherkin blub; if they have to, they go and do it somewhere else.
Muriel would be sure to blub; Chuck had seen her that morning.Phyllis
Christy got very red and looked as if he was going to blub and said that was all.Lost Diaries
Like to see them sitting round in a ring with blub lips, entranced, listening.Ulysses
Only kick their souls out of 'em, and they go and blub in the box-rooms.Stalky & Co.
Word Origin and History for blub
"fit of weeping," 1894, imitative. As a verb by 1843. Related: Blubbed; blubbing.