burst into

Definition of burst into

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : to give way from an excess of emotion

  3. : to give vent suddenly to a repressed emotion

  1. : a sudden outbreak

  2. : explosion, eruption

  3. : a sudden intense effort


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