Definition of Burst out

1. Verb. Give sudden release to an expression. "'I hate you,' she burst out"

Specialized synonyms: Rip Out
Generic synonyms: Evince, Express, Show



2. Verb. Appear suddenly. "Spring popped up everywhere in the valley"
Exact synonyms: Pop Out
Generic synonyms: Appear

3. Verb. Erupt or intensify suddenly. "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
Exact synonyms: Break Open, Erupt, Flare, Flare Up, Irrupt
Generic synonyms: Deepen, Intensify
Derivative terms: Eruption, Flare-up, Irruption

Definition of Burst out

1. Verb. (intransitive literally) To appear suddenly. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To display emotion. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) to speak emotionally or suddenly ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burst Out

bursiculate
bursiform
bursitides
bursitis
bursitises
bursolith
bursopathies
bursopathy
bursotomy
burst
burst forming unit
burst forth
burst in
burst in on
burst number
burst out (current term)
burst out laughing
burst size
burst someone's bubble
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burstable
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bursten
burstenness
burster
bursters
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burstier
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burstin'

Literary usage of Burst out

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1. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"... came and leant towards the people inarticulately moving his hanging lip, and his subjects burst out in cries of affection, and went away appeased. ..."

2. Annals of the American Pulpit: Or, Commemorative Notices of Distinguished by William Buell Sprague (1857)
"Upon which he burst out into an ecstasy—' Oh ! what a harvest of souls will there be to the Redeemer from these puor creatures whom little minds have ..."

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