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burp

noun \ ˈbərp \
Updated on: 16 May 2018

Definition of burp

: the act or an instance of belching

Examples of burp in a Sentence

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

Recent Examples of burp from the Web

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Origin and Etymology of burp

imitative

burp Synonyms

Synonyms

belch, eructation;

Related Words

hiccup (also hiccough);


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burp

verb

Definition of burp

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

Examples of burp in a Sentence

  1. Say “excuse me” when you burp.

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First Known Use of burp

circa 1932

in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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BURP Defined for English Language Learners

burp

Definition of burp for English Language Learners

  • : 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


BURP Defined for Kids

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burp

verb \ ˈbərp \

Definition of burp for Students

burped; burping
1 : 1belch 1
2 : to help (a baby) let out gas from the stomach especially by patting or rubbing the baby's back

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burp

noun

Definition of burp for Students

: 2belch

Medical Dictionary

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burp

noun \ ˈbərp \

medical Definition of burp

: belch

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burp

intransitive verb

medical Definition of burp

: belch
: to help (a baby) expel gas from the stomach especially by patting or rubbing the back


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