- abounding in or resembling blubber; fat.
- puffy; swollen: blubbery lips.
Origin of blubbery
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Examples from the Web for blubbery
It is too smooth and blubbery; it reads like buttermilk gurgling from a jug.Sketches New and Old, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
She had forgotten the third person for the moment, forgotten that Julia, too, professed to like things "blubbery."The Open Question
The blubbery folds under his chin crimsoned with his cheeks in complacent self-esteem.The Argus Pheasant
John Charles Beecham
These were azornacks, mild-tempered vegetarians whose only defense lay in their thick, blubbery hides.
Occasionally she sighs deeply, with that blubbery, spluttery noise that all horses make when they sigh.Letters to Helen
- of, containing, or like blubber; fat
- weeping or with the face disfigured by weeping
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Word Origin and History for blubbery
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