(noun, verb)


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

Definition categories: person, reactionary, ultraconservative

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

Similar word(s): sausage

Definition categories: man–made, airship, dirigible


1. (slang, intransitive) 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.

- Over a few years the software had blimped into typical bloatware.