blubberer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blubberer someone who sniffles and weeps with loud sobs
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n blubberer One who blubbers.
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Usage

In literature:

The latter always blubbered on till his father ceased speaking.
"James Braithwaite, the Supercargo" by W.H.G. Kingston
A large quantity of oil was extracted from the blubber.
"Manco, the Peruvian Chief" by W.H.G. Kingston
The blubber was boiled until the oil rose to the surface, when it was skimmed off and placed in casks.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
I met Toby Bluff hurrying along, looking very much scared and half inclined to blubber.
"Marmaduke Merry" by William H. G. Kingston
On returning to the berth, I found poor Dicky blubbering, and looking very melancholy.
"Paddy Finn" by W. H. G. Kingston
I must not forget to mention the means taken for preserving the cargo of blubber.
"Peter the Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
I thought that he would have blubbered outright with pleasure.
"Peter Trawl" by W. H. G. Kingston
Nub got out some of the blubber, which the rest of the party swallowed without making faces.
"The South Sea Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
One morning Jack went down in the berth, and found young Gossett blubbering.
"Mr. Midshipman Easy" by Captain Frederick Marryat
His blubber serves us for fuel and candle; his flesh for meat, and the milk is invaluable to us.
"The Pacha of Many Tales" by Frederick Marryat
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In poetry:

Blubbering, to his aged master
Went the fowler in dismay,
And confided his disaster
With that curious bird that day;
"Master, hast thou ever heard
Of so ill-disposed a bird?"
"Two Idylls From Bion The Smyrnean" by Eugene Field
Scobble for whoredom whips his wife and cries
He'll slit her nose; but blubbering she replies,
"Good sir, make no more cuts i' th' outward skin,
One slit's enough to let adultery in.
"Up Scoble" by Robert Herrick
Her lips curved downwards instantly,
As if of india-rubber.
"Hounds IN FULL CRY I like," said she:
(Oh how I longed to snub her!)
"Of fish, a whale's the one for me,
IT IS SO FULL OF BLUBBER!"
"Melancholetta" by Lewis Carroll
The crew were but three, but they holloa'd for nine,
They howled and they blubbered with wail and with whine:
The skipper he fainted away in the fore,
For he hadn't the heart for to skip any more.
"Brave Alum Bey" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Dear Cloe, how blubber'd is that pretty Face?
Thy Cheek all on Fire, and Thy Hair all uncurl'd:
Pr'ythee quit this Caprice; and (as old Falstaf says)
Let Us e'en talk a little like Folks of This World.
"A Better Answer" by Matthew Prior
"So great a luxury was food, I think
No wickedness but I was game to try for it.
NOW if I wanted anything to drink
At any time, I only had to cry for it!
ONCE, if I dared to weep, the bottle lacking,
My blubbering involved a serious smacking!
"The Baby's Vengeance" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

A calf born in captivity will swim continuously, and scientists speculate that this is because the babies have thinner blubber and therefore need to generate body heat by moving in order to keep warm.
T'was a day of inconsolable blubbering in the British Empire following Andy Murray's deficient effort on the hallowed grass of Centre Court.
The envelope, however, contained no letter, no account of his travels or his experiments with walrus blubber.
' Untamed Americas': Grizzlies Gorge on Whale Blubber (Exclusive Video).
Hobbit': Stephen Hunter on Bombur's blubber, dwarf boot camp .
She blubbered that she just wants to vote.
A smiling tribute to American blubber was stolen from Dairy Queen.
Massive animal leaves behind 'blubber and barnacles' and a broken mast.
Adult manatees weigh 1,000 pounds or more but are susceptible to cold despite the blubber overcoat.
A muscled tough guy with a face tattoo broke down into terrified tears during a stand-off with a cute adorable puppy, and RadarOnline.com has video of the blubbering giant.
"No, I'm fiinneeeeeeeeeeeee," I blubbered, using the corner of the drape covering my Lady Business to furtively wipe the snot dripping from my nose.
SEA CURVE Blubber is attached to a large hook to lure the great whites before they are boated and tagged.
Reba McEntire photo by Russ Harrington, courtesy of the Valory Music Co. "Let the blubbering begin.".
So its not unusual for them to stop here and take a breather while they build up blubber for the colder waters up north, Waldvogel said.
Blubbering ignorance has obscured common sense, civility and the integrity of whoever runs the outfit.
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