burp


burp
burp [bə:p US bə:rp] v
[Date: 1900-2000; Origin: From the sound]
1.)
to pass gas loudly from your stomach out through your mouth
= ↑belch
2.) [T]
to help a baby to do this, especially by rubbing or gently hitting its back
>burp[i] n

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • BURP — Bereich: Videorendering Ziel: Renderung von 3D Animationen Plattform: BOINC Website: http://burp.boinc.dk Projektstatus Status …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • burp — v. i. to same as {belch}; as, In China it is polite to burp at the table. Syn: bubble, belch, eruct, expel gas. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burp — bərp n BELCH burp vi BELCH vt to help (a baby) expel gas from the stomach esp. by patting or rubbing the back …   Medical dictionary

  • burp — urp v. t. to cause to belch; used especially of actions parents take to relieve stomach gas in infants; as, mother fed and burped the baby, and put her to bed. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burp — urp, burping urping . a reflex that expels wind noisily from the stomach through the mouth. Syn: belch, belching, burping, eructation. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burp — 1932, n. and v., Amer. Eng., apparently imitative. The transitive sense of the verb is first recorded 1940 …   Etymology dictionary

  • burp — *belch, vomit, disgorge, regurgitate, spew, throw up …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • burp — informal ► VERB 1) belch. 2) make (a baby) belch after feeding. ► NOUN ▪ a belch. ORIGIN imitative …   English terms dictionary

  • burp — ☆ burp [bʉrp ] n. [echoic] BELCH (n. 1) vi. to expel gas through the mouth from the stomach; belch vt. to cause (a baby) to relieve itself of stomach gas, as by patting its back …   English World dictionary

  • burp — I UK [bɜː(r)p] / US [bɜrp] verb Word forms burp : present tense I/you/we/they burp he/she/it burps present participle burping past tense burped past participle burped a) [intransitive] to make a noise when air from your stomach passes out through …   English dictionary