burst out

phrasal verb
burst out also bursted out; bursting out; bursts out

Definition of burst out

1 : to begin (doing something) suddenly They both burst out laughing.
2 : to say (something) suddenly Everyone burst out "Surprise!" as he walked through the door.

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“Burst out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burst%20out. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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