burp

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noun
  1. a belch; eructation.

verb (used without object)
  1. to belch; eruct.

verb (used with object)
  1. to cause (a baby) to belch by patting their back, especially to relieve flatulence after feeding.

Origin of burp

1
An Americanism dating back to 1930–35; imitative

Other words from burp

  • burp·less, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for burp

burp

/ (bɜːp) /


noun
  1. informal a belch

verb
  1. (intr) informal to belch

  2. (tr) to cause (a baby) to burp to relieve flatulence after feeding

Origin of burp

1
C20: of imitative origin

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