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A brief testimonial or excerpt of a review, as on a book jacket.
[Coined by Gelett Burgess (1866-1951), American humorist.]
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a promotional description, as found on the jackets of books
[C20: coined by Gelett Burgess (1866–1951), US humorist and illustrator]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a brief advertisement or notice, as on a book jacket, esp. one full of praise.v.t.
2. to advertise or praise in the manner of a blurb.
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|Noun||1.||blurb - a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books); "the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book"|
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blurb[blɜːb] N → propaganda f
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blurb[blɜːb] n (publicity material) → trafiletto pubblicitario; (on book jacket) → note fpl di copertina
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