blimp blimp  /b ˈlɪmp/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. I also once took a ride alone with Tommy Hilfiger in the Tommy Hilfiger blimp, which I believe got destroyed in a freak blimp accident a week later.
  2. Sure blimp-killers are anti-aircraft guns, but blimps have no business in such areas.
  3. Always eager to aid the ground crew of Navy blimp J3, Mascot Tige clamped his teeth in a line as the blimp rose, relaxed his jaws at 400 ft.

News

  1. 'Despicable Me 2' Blimp Flies Over Los Angeles (Photo)

    The 55 ft. by 165 ft. Despicablimp turned heads skyward as it promoted the Steve Carell animated movie. read more        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

  2. Blimps Are Back

    The first golden age of floating dirigibles ended on approximately May 6, 1937 . The new golden age of blimpity bleep bloop blimps starts right now! Why fly something in an airplane when you could float that thing in a blimp, for a fraction of the price? Good question. Real good question. A company called Aeroscraft, with the help of the Defense Department's $$$, is ready to bring back blimps ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  3. A Blimp? Over Juneau?

    Most who saw it called it a blimp, but technically, it was an airship. The environmental group Greenpeace inflated the floating billboard at a Douglas Island ballfield Saturday evening, then flew over Gastineau Channel to downtown Juneau and back.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Alaska Public Radio Network

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Quotes

  1. "You grow up watching the Kids Choice Awards and you never expect to be taking a blimp home," said Drake Bell, the 20-year-old co-star of the teen comedy "Drake & Josh."
    on Mar 27, 2007 By: Drake Bell Source: FOXNews

  2. "It was an amazing - and at times scary - experience to have cameras that close, in the air, in a blimp," Chesney says. "But when you see what this film captures ...... even for me, who's in the eye of the storm, I was taken aback."
    on Nov 11, 2009 By: Kenny Chesney Source: Kansas City Star

  3. "We'll find out if that's an issue or not. He won't be around long if he turns into a blimp," Childress said.
    on Feb 27, 2010 By: Brad Childress Source: al.com (blog)

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