Definition of blubber noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈblʌbə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblʌbər//
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[uncountable] the fat of whales and other sea animals Whale blubber was an important part of their diet. Word Originnoun late Middle English (denoting the foaming of the sea, also a bubble on water): perhaps symbolic; compare with blob and blotch.
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