Definition of blurb noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//blɜːb//
; NAmE NAmE//blɜːrb//
Parts of a book
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a short description of a book, a new product, etc., written by the people who have produced it, that is intended to attract your attention and make you want to buy it publisher’s blurbs The blurb says that this is Tarantino’s greatest movie. See related entries: Parts of a book Word Originearly 20th cent.: coined by Gelett Burgess (died 1951), American humorist.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blurb