Definition of blurt verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

blurt

 verb
verb
NAmE//blərt//
 
blurt something (out)blurt that…+ speechVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they blurt
 
he / she / it blurts
 
past simple blurted
 
-ing form blurting
 
 
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to say something suddenly and without thinking carefully enough She blurted it out before I could stop her. “She's pregnant,” Jack blurted. Thesauruscallcry out exclaim blurt (out)These words all mean to shout or say something loudly or suddenly.call to shout or say something loudly to attract someone's attention:I thought I heard someone calling.cry out (something) to shout something loudly, especially when you need help or are in trouble:She cried out for help. I cried out his name.exclaim to say something suddenly and loudly, especially because of a strong emotion:“It isn't fair!” he exclaimed angrily.blurt (out) to say something suddenly and without thinking carefully enough:He blurted out the answer.Patterns to call/cry out/exclaim/blurt out (something) to somebody to call/cry out for somebody/something to cry out/exclaim/blurt out in/with something to call/cry out/exclaim/blurt out suddenly to call/cry out/exclaim/burst out loudly
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