Need another word that means the same as “blimp”? Find 7 synonyms and 30 related words for “blimp” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Blimp” are: sausage, sausage balloon, colonel blimp, right-winger, conservative, rightist, diehard
Blimp as a Noun
Definitions of "Blimp" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “blimp” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Any elderly pompous reactionary ultranationalistic person (after the cartoon character created by Sir David Low.
- A small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloon.
- A small airship or barrage balloon.
- A fat person.
- A soundproof cover for a cine camera.
- A pompous, reactionary type of person.
Synonyms of "Blimp" as a noun (7 Words)
|colonel blimp||A commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general.|
|conservative||A member of a Conservative Party.|
He was considered a conservative in his approach to Catholic teachings.
|diehard||A person who strongly opposes change or who continues to support something in spite of opposition.|
A diehard Yankees fan.
|right-winger||A member of a right wing political party.|
|rightist||A person who supports the political views or policies of the right.|
A national hero of the rightists.
|sausage||An object shaped like a sausage.|
Silly sausage he teased.
|sausage balloon||A small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloon.|
Usage Examples of "Blimp" as a noun
- I could work out four hours a day and still end up a blimp.
- You'll still find Colonel Blimps at local party level.
Associations of "Blimp" (30 Words)
|administrate||Work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of.|
The cost of administrating VAT.
|aircraft||An aeroplane, helicopter, or other machine capable of flight.|
|airport||Relating to or denoting light popular fiction such as is offered for sale to travellers in airports.|
An airport thriller.
|alien||Belonging to a foreign country.|
|ascendancy||Occupation of a position of dominant power or influence.|
The ascendancy of good over evil.
|astronaut||A person trained to travel in a spacecraft.|
The Russians called their astronauts cosmonauts.
|ballooning||Flying in a balloon.|
He took up ballooning in 1907.
|butterfly||Flutter like a butterfly.|
A social butterfly.
|centralize||Bring (activities or processes) together in one place.|
The Treasury centralized all naval refitting work at Devonport.
|control||The activity of managing or exerting control over something.|
This substance is controlled.
|dominance||The predominance of one or more species in a plant or animal community.|
Her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her.
|dominate||Be greater in significance than.|
Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood.
|dominated||Harassed by persistent nagging.|
|flight||Shoot wildfowl in flight.|
He flighted a free kick into the box.
|flotilla||A United States Navy fleet consisting of two or more squadrons of small warships.|
A flotilla of cargo boats.
|govern||Require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood.|
His belief in God governs his conduct.
|grasshopper||A cocktail made of creme de menthe and cream (sometimes with creme de cacao.|
|hangar||House an aircraft in a hangar.|
The army choppers that were hangared out at Springs.
|helicopter||Fly somewhere in a helicopter.|
They were helicoptering daily between Bath and London.
|jet||Fly a jet plane.|
A private jet.
|mastery||Control or superiority over someone or something.|
She played with some mastery.
|plane||Make even or smooth with or as with a carpenter s plane.|
The plane of his forehead.
|refuel||Provide with additional fuel, as of aircraft, ships, and cars.|
The chopper went to refuel.
|reign||The period during which a monarch is sovereign.|
During the reign of Henry VIII.
|rudder||Application of a rudder in steering a boat ship or aircraft.|
Bring the aircraft to a stall and apply full rudder.
|shuttle||Transport in a shuttle.|
The nine o clock shuttle from Edinburgh.
|spacecraft||A craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun.|
|spaceman||A person trained to travel in a spacecraft.|
|superintendence||Management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group.|
Under his vigilant superintendence a building was erected.
|thermostat||Control the temperature with a thermostat.|