What is another word for blubber?

Pronunciation: [blˈʌbə] (IPA)

Blubber refers to the layer of fat that is found on the bodies of marine animals such as whales and seals. Synonyms for this word can refer to the body fat itself or to the animal that has the fat. These synonyms include adipose tissue, lard, tallow, grease, fat, blubbery, and fatty. Some of these synonyms may also have negative connotations, while others simply refer to the physical characteristic of having a lot of body fat. In general, the synonyms for blubber are useful for describing the physical characteristics of marine animals or for discussing the composition of their bodies.

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What are the hypernyms for Blubber?

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What are the hyponyms for Blubber?

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What are the opposite words for blubber?

Blubber is a word that often refers to the fat of marine mammals such as whales and seals. Antonyms for blubber would refer to words that are opposite in meaning or context. Some possible antonyms could be lean, slender, skinny, lightweight, or slim. These words would indicate a lack of excess weight or fat, and instead imply a fit, athletic physique. Other antonyms for blubber might include words such as firm, toned, or muscular, which suggest a body that is strong and well-built. Regardless of the specific antonyms chosen, the overarching theme would be one of physical fitness and health, as opposed to excessive weight or fat.

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Usage examples for Blubber

Though she herself was barely able to crawl to the spot where they lay, she carried to them the last lump of blubber, endeavouring to make them eat it.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity"
W.H.G. Kingston
13,481. Has it not been always the custom in Shetland that the proprietor gets one-third of the blubber?
"Second Shetland Truck System Report"
William Guthrie
We thought, as the Government claim the foreshores and beaches, the proprietors had no right to claim any share of the oil, because the blubber is never taken above high-water mark Most of the whales were killed at sea, and dragged ashore, and we thought the fishermen should have the same right to beach whales as to beach cod or ling, or anything else under the Act regulating the fishings.
"Second Shetland Truck System Report"
William Guthrie

Famous quotes with Blubber

  • I take a wolf's rib and whittle it sharp at both ends and coil it up and freeze it in blubber and place it out on the fairway of the bears.
    Galway Kinnell
  • Why com'st thou like a girl with blubber'd eyes, Who running by her busie mother cries To be ta'en up, and by her garments holds, Till she the fondling in her arms infolds.
    John Ogilby

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