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burped

burped is a past tense form of burp

burp (emit)

Definition:

to expel gas from the stomach

Class:

body verb (grooming, dressing, and bodily care)

Past tense:

burped

Present participle:

burping

3rd-person singular present:

burps

Type of:

emit » exhaust

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Usage example:

In China, it's polite to burp at the table.

Synonyms:

belch | bubble | eruct | eructate

Etymology:

Noun and verb, American English, apparently imitative. The transitive sense of ...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Belching | burping | ructus | eructation

the release of gas from the digestive tract through the mouth. It's usually accompanied with a typical sound and, at times, an odor. Belching is generally caused by swallowing air when eating or drinking and subsequently expelling it, so in this case... (42 of 1006 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Belching

Collins Dictionary:

burp

[informal] a belch | [intransitive, informal] to belch | [transitive] to cause (a baby) to burp to relieve flatulence after feeding (19 of 485 words, 3 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/burp

Oxford Dictionary:

burp

[informal] : | noisily release air from the stomach through the mouth; belch. | make (a baby) belch after feeding, typically by patting its back. | a ... (24 of 73 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/burp

Macmillan British Dictionary:

burp | burped [past tense] | burping [present participle] | burps [3rd-person singular present]

[intransitive] to make a noise when air from your stomach passes out through your mouth ; [transitive] to help a baby to bring up air from its stomach ... (28 of 61 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/burp

burp [countable, noun] | burps [plural]

the noise you make when you burp (7 of 32 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/burp 6

American Heritage Dictionary:

burp | burped [past tense] | burping [present participle] | burps [3rd-person singular present]

A belch. | A brief sharp sound | To belch. | To make brief sharp sounds | To cause (a baby) to expel gas from the stomach, as by patting the back ... (28 of 59 words, 5 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/burp

Merriam-Webster:

burp [entry 1, noun] | belch [synonym] | eructation [synonym] | hiccup [similar]

the act or an instance of belching (7 of 50 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/burp

burp [entry 2, verb] | belch [synonym, sense-specific]

"belch" | "belch" | to help (a baby) expel gas from the stomach especially by patting or rubbing the baby's back (19 of 51 words, 3 definitions)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/burp show=1

Cambridge Dictionary:

burp

to allow air from the stomach to come out through the mouth in a noisy way | to gently rub a baby's back to help air to come out of its stomach (31 of 41 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/burp

Wiktionary:

burp | burps [plural] | burped [past tense] | burping [present participle] | eructate | eructated [past tense] | eructating [present participle] | eructates [3rd-person singular present] | belch [synonym, sense-specific]

A belch. | [intransitive] To emit a burp. | [transitive] To cause someone (such as a baby) to burp. (17 of 35 words, 3 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/burp

New World Dictionary:

burp [United States]

"belch" | to expel gas through the mouth from the stomach; belch | to cause (a baby) to relieve itself of stomach gas, as by patting its back (26 of 34 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/burp

Random House Dictionary:

burp [informal] | eructation [synonym, sense-specific] | eruct [synonym, sense-specific]

a belch; eructation. | to belch; eruct. | to cause (a baby) to belch by patting its back, especially to relieve flatulence after feeding. (22 of 30 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/burp

Encarta Dictionary:

burp | burps [plural] | burped [past tense] | burping [present participle]

a noise made through the mouth when air is suddenly forced up through the esophagus from the stomach | to make a noise through the mouth when air is ... (28 of 104 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861593535​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

burp

First use: 1932

Origin: Noun and verb, American English, apparently imitative. The transitive sense of the verb is first recorded 1940.

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=burp

Wiktionary:

burp | burps [plural] | burped [past tense] | burping [present participle]

Origin: Originally from American English, of imitative origin.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/burp

Collins Dictionary:

burp

First use: 20th century

Origin: of imitative origin

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/burp

Oxford Dictionary:

burp

First use: 1930s

Origin: (originally United States): imitative

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/burp

American Heritage Dictionary:

burp | burped [past tense] | burping [present participle] | burps [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Imitative.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/burp

New World Dictionary:

burp [United States]

Origin: echoic

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/burp

Merriam-Webster:

burp [entry 1, noun]

First use: 1929

Origin: imitative

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/burp

Encarta Dictionary:

burp | burps [plural] | burped [past tense] | burping [present participle]

First use: Mid-20th century

Origin: An imitation of the sound

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861593535​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

burp

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "burp"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/burp

Macmillan British Dictionary:

burp | burped [past tense] | burping [present participle] | burps [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "burp"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/burp

burp [countable, noun] | burps [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "burp"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/burp 6

Macmillan American Dictionary:

burp | burped [past tense] | burping [present participle] | burps [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "burp"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/burp

burp [countable, noun] | burps [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "burp"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/burp 6

Cambridge Dictionary:

burp

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "burp"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "burp"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/burp

the Free Dictionary:

burp

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "burp"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "burp"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "burp" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/burp

Google Dictionary:

burp | burps [plural] | burped [past tense] | burping [present participle]

Audio: English pronunciation of "burp"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=burp

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

burp

Audio: North American pronunciation of "burp"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=burp 101 word=burp

YourDictionary Audio:

burp

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "burp" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/burp

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