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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Colonel Blimp, Blimpnoun

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

  2. blimp, sausage balloon, sausagenoun

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


  1. blimpnoun

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

  2. blimpnoun

    An obese person.

  3. blimpnoun

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

  4. blimpverb

    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. Blimpnoun

    A military middle class Englishman intolerant of others' ideas.

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


  1. Blimp

    A blimp, or non-rigid airship, is an airship (dirigible) without an internal structural framework or a keel. Unlike semi-rigid and rigid airships (e.g. Zeppelins), blimps rely on the pressure of the lifting gas (usually helium, rather than hydrogen) inside the envelope and the strength of the envelope itself to maintain their shape.


  1. blimp

    A blimp, also referred to as a non-rigid airship, is an airship or dirigible without an internal structural framework or a keel. It maintains its shape due to the pressure of the gas within its envelope and is typically used for advertising or surveillance purposes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blimp in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blimp in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of blimp in a Sentence

  1. Naked Gun From the Files of Police Squad:

    Frank It's the same old story. Boy finds girl, boy loses girl, girl finds boy, boy forgets girl, boy remembers girl, girls dies in a tragic blimp accident over the Orange Bowl on New Year's Day.

  2. Nick Pope:

    Scientific advice should be sought when necessary for instance, if a soil sample needs to be checked for radioactivity, but one doesnt need to be a scientist, or even adopt a scientific methodology, to interview a witness, cross-check with information about flight paths and find out, say, that at the time and location of a particular UFO sighting, the Goodyear blimp was in the area.

  3. Philip Goldberg:

    We will add to its capability to put sensors on ships and put an aerostat blimp in the air to see into the maritime space.

  4. Avi Yemini:

    I questioned them today at the blimp and I was called a Nazi, i’m wearing a kippah on my head and I was called a Nazi.

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    pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    • A. occasional
    • B. abrupt
    • C. handsome
    • D. noninvasive

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