The definition of a blurb is a short advertisement, announcement or description.(noun)
An example of a blurb is a short, informal piece of writing indicating what the final paper will cover.
Blurb means to state in a short advertisement, announcement or description.(verb)
An example of blurb is to quickly and informally relay the events of the day.
See blurb in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: coined (c. 1907) by (Frank) Gelett Burgess, for “self-praise, to make a noise like a publisher”
See blurb in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Coined by Gelett Burgess (1866-1951), American humorist.
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