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.
late 16th century: probably imitative.