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Definition of "blurb" []

  • A brief publicity notice, as on a book jacket. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blurb" in a sentence
  • "The former Eurythmics singer has been nominated for the Barclays Woman of the Year Award, which according to the blurb is given each year to an exceptional woman whose personal and public life has been both brave and bold."
  • "Gelett Burgess (1866 – 1951) coined both blurb and tintiddle, though blurb is sometimes attributed to Brander Matthews."
  • "Here's the blurb from the Who is Jenna Fox website:"