blurt


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blurt

 (blûrt)
tr.v. blurt·ed, blurt·ing, blurts
To utter suddenly and impulsively: blurt a confession.

[Probably imitative.]

blurt′er n.

blurt

(blɜːt)
vb
(often foll by: out) to utter suddenly and involuntarily
[C16: probably of imitative origin]

blurt

(blɜrt)
v.t.
to utter suddenly and impulsively or inadvertently (usu. fol. by out).
[1565–75; appar. imitative]

blurt


Past participle: blurted
Gerund: blurting

Imperative
blurt
blurt
Present
I blurt
you blurt
he/she/it blurts
we blurt
you blurt
they blurt
Preterite
I blurted
you blurted
he/she/it blurted
we blurted
you blurted
they blurted
Present Continuous
I am blurting
you are blurting
he/she/it is blurting
we are blurting
you are blurting
they are blurting
Present Perfect
I have blurted
you have blurted
he/she/it has blurted
we have blurted
you have blurted
they have blurted
Past Continuous
I was blurting
you were blurting
he/she/it was blurting
we were blurting
you were blurting
they were blurting
Past Perfect
I had blurted
you had blurted
he/she/it had blurted
we had blurted
you had blurted
they had blurted
Future
I will blurt
you will blurt
he/she/it will blurt
we will blurt
you will blurt
they will blurt
Future Perfect
I will have blurted
you will have blurted
he/she/it will have blurted
we will have blurted
you will have blurted
they will have blurted
Future Continuous
I will be blurting
you will be blurting
he/she/it will be blurting
we will be blurting
you will be blurting
they will be blurting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blurting
you have been blurting
he/she/it has been blurting
we have been blurting
you have been blurting
they have been blurting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blurting
you will have been blurting
he/she/it will have been blurting
we will have been blurting
you will have been blurting
they will have been blurting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blurting
you had been blurting
he/she/it had been blurting
we had been blurting
you had been blurting
they had been blurting
Conditional
I would blurt
you would blurt
he/she/it would blurt
we would blurt
you would blurt
they would blurt
Past Conditional
I would have blurted
you would have blurted
he/she/it would have blurted
we would have blurted
you would have blurted
they would have blurted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.blurt - utter impulsively; "He blurted out the secret"; "He blundered his stupid ideas"
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

blurt

verb
blurt something out tell, reveal, give away, cry, exclaim, leak, spill, disclose, come out with, let out, spout (informal), babble, divulge, let slip, blab, utter suddenly Over the food, Richard blurted out what was on his mind.

blurt

verb
To speak suddenly or sharply, as from surprise or emotion.Also used with out:
Translations
يُفْشي سِرّا، يَقولُ فَجْأَةً
vyhrknoutvyžvanit
buse ud medrøbe
missa út úr sér
išplepėtiišpyškinti
izpļāpāt
söyleyivermekyumurtlamak

blurt

[blɜːt] VT to blurt out [+ secret] → dejar escapar; [+ whole story] → contar de buenas a primeras

blurt (out)

vt sepherausplatzen mit (inf)

blurt

[blɜːt] vt (also blurt out) → spifferare

blurt

(bləːt) : blurt out
to say (something) suddenly. He blurted out the whole story.
References in classic literature ?
You see what an effect your heedless speech has had; you ought to have been more considerate than to blurt out such a cruel piece of slander as that.
The curate and the barber listened with great amusement to the words of the three; but Don Quixote, uneasy lest Sancho should blab and blurt out a whole heap of mischievous stupidities, and touch upon points that might not be altogether to his credit, called to him and made the other two hold their tongues and let him come in.
She did not help him, and he could only blurt out bluntly.
The case is this: you ought to have thought the matter over and taken advice; but no, you go and blurt it all straight out before the officers.
But I'd travel faster with you just the same, was what he wanted to blurt out, as he caught a vision of a world without end of sunlit spaces and starry voids through which he drifted with her, his arm around her, her pale gold hair blowing about his face.
Don't you think he 'd rather have it told him nicely by you, than blurted out as I always do blurt things?
And then remembering little Fyne stuck upstairs for an unconscionable time, enough to blurt out everything he ever knew in his life, I reflected that he would assume naturally that Captain Anthony had nothing to learn from him about Flora de Barral.
His delicate intonations would not work, and he could only blurt out that the five thousand pounds would mean a great deal of bother for him personally.
His hands Whiter than poplar leaves in windy springs, Shake with some palsy; and his stammering mouth Blurts out a foolish froth of empty words Like water from a conduit.
Academics from Durham University have published a report today which claims pupils who blurt out answers in lessons often learn more than their quieter peers.
In Blurt, The Webster's Game of Word Racing, one player reads a definition out loud while all the other players race to be the first to blurt out the correct answer.