Definition of burst out
- They both burst out laughing.
- Everyone burst out "Surprise!" as he walked through the door.
: 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
: a sudden outbreak
: explosion, eruption
: a sudden intense effort
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to become publicly known
used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: one who is out of office or power or on the outside
: an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball
: in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats
Britannica English: Translation of burst out for Arabic speakers
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