Definition of blurt in English:


Syllabification: blurt
Pronunciation: /blərt


[with object]
Say (something) suddenly and without careful consideration: she wouldn’t blurt out words she did not mean [with direct speech]: “It wasn’t my idea,” Gordon blurted
More example sentences
  • Suddenly a thought occurred to his young mind and he blurted it out before thinking it properly through.
  • When describing his test debut he blurts it out.
  • She just sometimes blurts things out before she thinks, and I think we should try to forgive it and go on.
burst out with, exclaim, call out;
divulge, disclose, reveal, betray, let slip, give away
informal blab, gush, let on, spill the beans (about), let the cat out of the bag (about)


late 16th century: probably imitative.

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