Blurted
Blurt Blurt (bl[^u]rt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blurted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blurting}.] [Cf. {Blare}.] To utter suddenly and unadvisedly; to divulge inconsiderately; to ejaculate; -- commonly with out. [1913 Webster]

Others . . . can not hold, but blurt out, those words which afterward they are forced to eat. --Hakewill. [1913 Webster]

{To blurt at}, to speak contemptuously of. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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