burst into

Definition of burst into

  1. :  to begin to produce or do (something) suddenly She burst into laughter/tears. The house burst into flame(s).

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to break open, apart, or into pieces usually from impact or from pressure from within

    :  to give way from an excess of emotion

    :  to give vent suddenly to a repressed emotion

  1. :  a sudden outbreak

    :  a vehement outburst (as of emotion)

    :  explosion, eruption

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to cast off or become cast off

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