MEANING: verb tr.: To weep noisily.
verb intr.: To speak incoherently while weeping.
adjective: Swollen; puffed out.
noun: 1. The layer of fat in whales and other marine mammals. 2. Excess body fat.

ETYMOLOGY: From Middle English bluberen (to bubble), from bluber (bubble, foam), of imitative origin. Earliest documented use: c. 1400.

BLUBEER - a special patriotic brew for the Fourth of July

BLURBER - an app for writing short book reviews

BLUMBER - not quite as high-quality wood as a-lumber