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Blurt out   /blərt aʊt/   Listen
Blurt out

verb
1.
Utter impulsively.  Synonyms: blunder, blunder out, blurt, ejaculate.  "He blundered his stupid ideas"






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"Blurt out" Quotes from Famous Books



... the evening the doctor came into Godfrey's cell. "By the bye," he said, "I put your name down as Ivan Holstoff. It was as good as any other, and you had to be entered by some name. I feared that you might blurt out your own whatever it may be, and that might be fatal, for if you are a political prisoner your name will have been sent to every station where there ...
— Condemned as a Nihilist - A Story of Escape from Siberia • George Alfred Henty

... she not bought a return railway ticket, the whole disaster might have been averted. But for that horrible square inch of pink cardboard, all would have been well, her ordeal would not have been suffered in vain. The wickedly strong intoxicant had of course begun the mischief by making her blurt out those imbecile words that first set Will on the rampage; but it was the knowledge of the telltale ticket, close at hand, unguarded, certain to be found if looked for, that had unnerved her so completely. Otherwise, as she now believed, she could have held her own under his rapid ...
— The Devil's Garden • W. B. Maxwell

... pretty game, for the wind was in Tarboe's favour, and the general advantage was not greatly with the tug. Mr. Martin was now anxious indeed to get out of the way of the smuggler. Lafarge made one restraining effort, then settled into an ironical mood. Yet a half-dozen times he was inclined to blurt out to Martin what he believed was the truth. A man, a boy, and a girl to bluff them that way! In his bones he felt that it was the girl who was behind this thing. Of one matter he was sure—they had no contraband stuff on board, or Tarboe would not have brought ...
— The Judgment House • Gilbert Parker

... him into a disgraceful and ridiculous scene like this! He could have wrung her neck. What must Zara think? That he was simply a cad! He could not offer a single explanation, either; indeed, she had demanded none. He did blurt out, after ...
— The Reason Why • Elinor Glyn



Words linked to "Blurt out" :   utter, ejaculate, blurt, speak, verbalise, verbalize, talk, blunder out, mouth



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