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Meaning of BURST OUT

Pronunciation:  burst awt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  give sudden release to an expression; "We burst out laughing"; "I hate you," she burst out.
  2. [v]  erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"
  3. [v]  appear suddenly; "Spring popped up everywhere in the valley"
 Synonyms: break open, erupt, flare, flare up, pop out
 See Also: appear, deepen, evince, express, intensify, rip out, show



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: be in stitches, belch, blow open, blow out, blurt, blurt out, break out, break up, burst forth, burst into laughter, burst out laughing, burst with laughter, bust a gut, cachinnate, cackle, chortle, chuckle, crow, discharge, disgorge, ejaculate, eject, eruct, erupt, exclaim, giggle, go into convulsions, guffaw, ha-ha, hee-haw, hee-hee, ho-ho, horselaugh, hurl forth, laugh, laugh it up, laugh outright, nearly die laughing, roar, roar with laughter, shake like jelly, shake with laughter, shout, shriek, snicker, snigger, snort, spew, split, split with laughter, spout, tee-hee, titter, vomit, yuk-yuk