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.
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.
Words that rhyme with burpchirp, Earp, slurp, twerp, usurp
For editors and proofreaders
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.