follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

Colonel Blimp

noun
1.
an elderly, pompous British reactionary, especially an army officer or government official.
Origin
after a character appearing in cartoons by David Low
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Colonel Blimp

Colonel Blimp

noun
1.
See blimp2
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Colonel Blimp

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Colonel

9
13
Scrabble Words With Friends