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blurt something out (at someone)

to say something to someone without thinking. (Usually to say something that should not be said.) It was a secret. Why did you blurt it out? Why did you blurt out our hiding place?
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blurt out

Say abruptly or inadvertently, utter without thinking. For example, Unfortunately he blurted out how much he hated formal dinners just as his hostess walked in . [Late 1500s]
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In fact, she can't name a single Democratic candidate, but blurts out, "Anyone but Bush.
Among them: "often has difficulty organizing tasks and activities," "is often easily distracted by extraneous stimuli," "often fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat," and "often blurts out answers before questions have been completed.
Matt blurts it out to his colleagues -- and, essentially, the entire world -- during tonight's first hostage situation, as he tries to talk down an addled actor who has taken his children after losing a custody battle.
Gilly blurts out his feelings for Sarah, Darren finds a new client to promote, Sasha is startled by a visitor at her mother's grave and Dom, the oldest virgin in town, tries to chat up Tina.
Eventually Frankie can take no more of the venom and blurts out the truth about the affair.
Back at teatime, Justin arrives at Ali's funeral and finally blurts out that it was Ali who stabbed Macki.
Absence has only made Ben's heart fonder and he blurts out that he loves her.
Adapted by Anderson (If These Walls Could Talk 2) from her 1988 play, Normal Begins when Roy (Tom Wilkinson of In the Bedroom) blurts out that he's spent his life as a woman trapped in a man's body.
In desperation he blurts out that he actually went there to kill himself.
She describes corn dogs as something you can taste, when a kindergartner blurts out in English that he doesn't want a corn dog.
Recognition is sure to come to another famous Hamptonite: Steven Gaines, author of the 1998 Hamptons tell-all Philistines at the Hedgerow and local gossip extraordinaire, has already become a household face nationwide as he blurts out in The Hamptons promos, "The girls are so hot here, I almost wish I was straight
He blurts out all his feelings for Linda (Jacqueline Pirie) to Alma (Amanda Barrie), and she is then in a bit of a quandary as to whether to tell Mike (Johnny Briggs).