burping burping  /ˈbɜr pɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Quite often they'll be burping or belching or coughing or yawning.
  2. Start throwing in actions like winking, yawning, gasping, even burping and what you've got is conversation that looks like a cartoon yet feels uncannily real.
  3. At that moment, I felt soooo much safer knowing that she would not be burping next to me.

News

  1. The Sun Was A 'Feisty' Character In Its Younger Days

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Astronomers said during a press conference at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society that when our Sun was in its infancy, it was active and "feisty." The team said that when the Sun was young it was growing in fits and burping out bursts of X-rays. They came to this conclusion after studying another young star in our galaxy known as TW ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  2. Study of distant star suggests 'feisty' childhood of Earth's sun

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 5 (UPI) -- Study of a distant young star suggests the sun was active and "feisty" in its infancy, growing in fits and starts and burping out X-rays, U.S. astronomers say.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Study of distant star suggest 'feisty' childhood of Earth's sun

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 5 (UPI) -- Study of a distant young star suggests the sun was active and "feisty" in its infancy, growing in fits and starts and burping out X-rays, U.S. astronomers say.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: UPI

Quotes

  1. Speaking about his newborn daughter, Cruise said: "I changed her first. I change diapers all the time. I have to tell you I love it. We have a whole system worked out. It's the 'B and B' - she does the breast feeding and I do the burping and...
    on Apr 25, 2006 By: Tom Cruise Source: RTE.ie

  2. "I love working with Brian, so the farting and burping scene is a favorite," Foster said. "It's fun to fall in love with him every night. Yeah, I get to fart and burp on stage every night, and tap and be pretty. It's cool."
    on Dec 11, 2008 By: Sutton Foster Source: Bloomberg

  3. Shilpa added: "People might think living by all my parents' rules is odd at 31. But that's just the way we live in India, and I love that about my country. Hopefully viewers will see swearing, drinking, burping and farting is not cool - but being...
    on Jan 30, 2007 By: Shilpa Shetty Source: Mirror.co.uk

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