Definitions for blimpblɪmp

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word blimp

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Colonel Blimp, Blimp(noun)

    any elderly pompous reactionary ultranationalistic person (after the cartoon character created by Sir David Low)

  2. blimp, sausage balloon, sausage(noun)

    a small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloon


  1. blimp(Noun)

    An airship constructed with a non-rigid lifting agent container.

  2. blimp(Noun)

    An obese person.

  3. blimp(Noun)

    A person similar to the cartoon character Colonel Blimp; a pompous, reactionary British man.

  4. blimp(Verb)

    To expand like a blimp or balloon; to become fat.

    After college, she started blimping and could no longer wear her favorite little black dress.

  5. Blimp(Noun)

    A military middle class Englishman intolerant of othersu2019 ideas.

  6. Origin: Origin not entirely certain, however most historians believe that it is onomatopoeia for the sound a blimp makes when thumped.

Translations for blimp

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for blimp »


Find a translation for the blimp definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these blimp definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"blimp." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 25 Jan. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for blimp?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for blimp: