noun \ˈblərb\

: a short description that praises something (such as a book) so that people will want to buy it

Full Definition of BLURB

:  a short publicity notice (as on a book jacket)

Examples of BLURB

  1. a blurb on a book jacket

Origin of BLURB

coined by Gelett Burgess
First Known Use: 1914

Other Printing Terms

epigraph, errata, leader, mechanical, notch, tittle, underscore, widow

Rhymes with BLURB



Definition of BLURB

transitive verb
:  to describe or praise in a blurb

First Known Use of BLURB



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