1. any elderly pompous reactionary ultranationalistic person (after the cartoon character created by Sir David Low)
2. a small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloon
Similar word(s): sausage
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.