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blurb

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noun \ˈblərb\

Definition of blurb

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

Examples of blurb in a sentence

  1. a blurb on a book jacket

Origin and Etymology of blurb

coined by Gelett Burgess


First Known Use: 1914


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blurb

verb

Definition of blurb

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to describe or praise in a blurb

1915

First Known Use of blurb

1915


BLURB Defined for English Language Learners

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blurb

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noun \ˈblərb\

Definition of blurb for English Language Learners

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


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