- 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[transitive] burp somebody to make a baby bring up air from the stomach, especially by rubbing or patting its back Word Origin 1930s (originally US): imitative.
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//