Definition of burp in English:
1Noisily release air from the stomach through the mouth; belch.
- She paused to swallow noisily, burped, and then wiped her mouth with the back of her hand.
- The last time I hung out with her, she burped up stomach acid twice and couldn't remember the answer to a question she asked me a few minutes before.
- He stared deliberately at his sister with bored eyes, opened his mouth… and burped, loudly.
1.1 [with object] Make (a baby) belch after feeding, typically by patting its back.
- I spent the rest of the day learning how to change diapers, burp a baby, and feed a baby.
- If you have an infant and the baby has gas, burping the baby is being a good parent.
- Try burping your baby more often during feedings.
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A noise made by air released from the stomach through the mouth; a belch.
- I quickly sat up starting a combination of burps and breath holding to get rid of the pesky hiccups I'd gotten.
- An earthshaking burp roared from the dog's mouth, and the breath alone gave Ruth the shock of her life.
- Before I can even lift him to my shoulder for a burp, he offers a sour-milky - scented belch and smiles, his eyes still half shut.
1930s (originally US): imitative.
Words that rhyme with burpchirp, Earp, slurp, twerp, usurp
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