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burp

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noun \ˈbərp\

Definition of burp

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of burp

imitative


First Known Use: 1929


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burp

verb

Definition of burp

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  belch

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  belch

  5. 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.

Circa 1932

First Known Use of burp

circa 1932


BURP Defined for English Language Learners


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burp

verb

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

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verb \ˈbərp\

Definition of burp for Students

burped

;

burping

  1. 1 :  1belch 1

  2. 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

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noun

Definition of burp for Students

  1. :  2belch


Medical Dictionary

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burp

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noun \ˈbərp\

Medical Definition of burp

  1. :  belch


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burp

verb

Medical Definition of burp

  1. :  belch

  2. transitive verb

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



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