blurt

verb \ ˈblərt \
|Updated on: 4 Aug 2018

Definition of blurt

blurted; blurting; blurts
: to utter abruptly and impulsively usually used with out

blurter

noun

Examples of blurt in a Sentence

  1. “Gosh, you look awful!” she blurted.

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Origin and Etymology of blurt

probably imitative


BLURT Defined for English Language Learners

blurt

Definition of blurt for English Language Learners

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


BLURT Defined for Kids

blurt

verb \ ˈblərt \

Definition of blurt for Students

blurted; blurting
: to say or tell suddenly and without thinking
  • “I know the secret,” she blurted.


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