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English definition of “blubber”

blubber

verb [I]     /ˈblʌb.ər/ US  // (-rr-) informal disapproving (UK informal blub)
to cry in a noisy way like a child: There he sat, cowering against the wall, blubbering like a child. Oh stop blubbing! Your knee can't hurt that much.Weeping and crying
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