to utter suddenly or inadvertently; divulge impulsively or unadvisedly (usually followed by out):
He blurted out the hiding place of the spy.
an abrupt utterance.
Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources James Wood
Lippincott’s Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880 Various
The Wings of the Morning Louis Tracy
Ainslee’s, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905 Various
McClure’s Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908. Various
Five Tales John Galsworthy
Vision House C. N. Williamson
Cape Cod Stories Joseph C. Lincoln
Shadows of Flames Amelie Rives
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 Various
(transitive) often foll by out. to utter suddenly and involuntarily
to utter suddenly or inadvertently; divulge impulsively or unadvisedly (usually followed by out): He blurted out the hiding place of the spy. an abrupt utterance. Contemporary Examples Chefs on Drugs Jason Sheehan July 20, 2009 Oliver Sacks: How I Write Noah Charney December 18, 2012 A Million Ways to Die in Prison Daniel Genis December […]
to redden, as from embarrassment or shame: He blushed when they called him a conquering hero. to feel shame or embarrassment (often followed by at or for): Your behavior makes me blush for your poor mother. (of the sky, flowers, etc.) to become rosy. (of new house paint or lacquer) to become cloudy or dull […]
blusher (def 2).
a pale pink wine resembling white wine in taste, made from red grapes by removing the skins from the must before fermentation is completed.