Complete Definition of "Blimp"

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English

Etymology
From the cartoon character Colonel Blimp, created by Sir David Low (1891-1963).

Noun
en-noun

  1. A military middle class Englishman intolerant of othersâ ideas.

Quotations
1941, the military and imperialist middle class, generally nicknamed the Blimps — George Orwell, The Lion and the Unicorn, 1941

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