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blurt

verb \ˈblərt\

: to say (something) suddenly and without thinking about how people will react

Full Definition of BLURT

transitive verb
:  to utter abruptly and impulsively —usually used with out
blurt·er noun

Examples of BLURT

  1. Gosh, you look awful! she blurted.

Origin of BLURT

probably imitative
First Known Use: 1573

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