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Meaning of BLURT

Pronunciation:  blurt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  utter impulsively; "He blurted out the secret"
 

BLURT is a 5 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: blunder out, blurt out, ejaculate
 
 See Also: mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Blurt\ (bl[^u]rt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blurted}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Blurting}.] [Cf. {Blare}.]
To utter suddenly and unadvisedly; to divulge
inconsiderately; to ejaculate; -- commonly with out.

      Others . . . can not hold, but blurt out, those words
      which afterward they forced to eat.      --Hakewill.

{To blurt at}, to speak contemptuously of. [Obs.] --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: allude to, babble, be indiscreet, be unguarded, betray, betray a confidence, blab, blabber, blurt out, burst out, call attention to, comment, disclose, divulge, ejaculate, exclaim, give away, inform, inform on, interject, leak, let drop, let fall, let slip, make reference to, mention, muse, note, observe, opine, peach, rat, refer to, reflect, remark, reveal, reveal a secret, sing, speak, spill, spill the beans, squeal, stool, talk, tattle, tattle on, tell on, tell secrets, tell tales, utter
 

 

 

 

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