Definition of burp verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    burp

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//bɜːp//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɜːrp//
     
    (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they burp
    BrE BrE//bɜːp//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɜːrp//
     
    he / she / it burps
    BrE BrE//bɜːps//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɜːrps//
     
    past simple burped
    BrE BrE//bɜːpt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɜːrpt//
     
    past participle burped
    BrE BrE//bɜːpt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɜːrpt//
     
    -ing form burping
    BrE BrE//ˈbɜːpɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɜːrpɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] to let out air from the stomach through the mouth, making a noise synonym belch He swigged down his beer and burped loudly.
  2. 2[transitive] burp somebody to make a baby bring up air from the stomach, especially by rubbing or patting its back
  3. Word Origin 1930s (originally US): imitative.

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