burp


1burp

noun \ˈbərp\

Definition of BURP

:  the act or an instance of belching

Examples of BURP

  1. <felt embarrassed when a burp escaped from his lips as the table was being cleared>

Origin of BURP

imitative
First Known Use: 1929

Related to BURP

Synonyms
belch, eructation

Rhymes with BURP

2burp

verb

: to let out air from the stomach through the mouth with a sound

: to help (a baby) let out air from the stomach especially by patting or rubbing the baby's back

Full Definition of BURP

intransitive verb
:  belch
transitive verb
1
:  belch
2
:  to help (a baby) expel gas from the stomach especially by patting or rubbing the baby's back

Examples of BURP

  1. Say excuse me when you burp.

First Known Use of BURP

circa 1932

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