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Meaning of BLURT

Pronunciation:  blurt

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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
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