Origin of blurb
OTHER WORDS FROM blurbblurbist, noun
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How to use blurb in a sentence
One of the many enthusiastic blurbs describes it as “gut-wrenchingly funny.”We need comic novels more than ever. So where are they?|Ron Charles|May 27, 2021|Washington Post
For a novice thriller writer, Abrams plucked blurbs from nine heavy-hitters, a literary baseball starting lineup, including Nora Roberts, Scott Turow, Lee Child and Michael Connelly.And in her spare time, Stacey Abrams wrote a thriller|Karen Heller|May 6, 2021|Washington Post
I get the sense that we’re looking at a list of magazine blurbs.Which Food Publication Won the 2020 Holiday Cookie Bake-off?|Eater Staff|December 4, 2020|Eater
In other words, a good answer might well be found in a single passage or paragraph in an otherwise broad topic document, or random blurb page without much focus at all.
A blurb could look something like “The Trail Runner XT allows you to comfortably walk 20-25 miles a day as you trek through the beautiful landscape of the Appalachian trail”.Align your content with customer intent via zero click search|Ron Cierniakoski|October 7, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Even the patron saint of teenage girls, Judy Blume, is featured on the back cover with a blurb for the book.
I first read the book in galleys some months ago; the finished edition carries a blurb from me on the back cover.
He helped John McMillian and me get our first book contract, for The Radical Reader, and then wrote a generous blurb.Howard Zinn at 90: Defending the People’s Historian|Timothy Patrick McCarthy|August 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Shteyngart sat down with The Daily Beast to discuss the book, the art of the blurb, and, yes, teaching James Franco.
He shares his secret formula for writing a good blurb–and his selfish motive for blurbing so frequently.
Front matter consisting of a blurb and a list of other publications by the author has been moved to the end of the text.Storm Over Warlock|Andre Norton
It—it's just the sort of thing we call a 'blurb,' Miss West!Kenny|Leona Dalrymple
Matson read that blurb in an official press release and laughed cynically.Assassin|Jesse Franklin Bone
Herman had the wild thought that they were blurb writers whose jobs had gone to their heads.Freudian Slip|Franklin Abel
Modern Library blurb: "mail complete list of titles" left as is.Candide|Voltaire