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blurb

noun \ ˈblərb \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of blurb

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

Examples of blurb in a Sentence

  1. a blurb on a book jacket

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Origin and Etymology of blurb

coined by Gelett Burgess


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blurb

verb

Definition of blurb

transitive verb
:to describe or praise in a blurb

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First Known Use of blurb

1915


BLURB Defined for English Language Learners

blurb

noun

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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