blubber

Part of speech: verb

To sob noisily.

Part of speech: noun

The layer of fat beneath the skin of a whale, or the like.

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Usage examples "blubber":

  1. The bachelor went for the notary and returned shortly afterwards with him and with Sancho, who, having already learned from the bachelor the condition his master was in, and finding the housekeeper and niece weeping, began to blubber and shed tears. - "The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
  2. Besides, the blubber hasn't come yet. - "The Brother of Daphne", Dornford Yates.
  3. The dog unwillingly drew away, still eying the man on the floor, who, finding himself unhurt, began to blubber loudly. - "Mortmain", Arthur Cheny Train.