blurt out

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blurt out

To say something unexpectedly, often at an inopportune time or with the wrong audience (as of a private or secret matter). A noun can be used between "blurt" and "out." I can't believe you blurted out the plans for her surprise party right to her face! Don't tell your little brother anything you want to keep secret, because he'll definitely blurt it out.
See also: out

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?
See also: out

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]
See also: out
References in classic literature ?
He paused, he stammered, he caught his breath between the words, and he blurted out in little blunt phrases all the hopes of his heart.
I wish I were a woman so as to tell you how preposterously insane and impossible it is," he blurted out.
Ponta, of course," Lottie blurted out her hurt, as though there could be any question of it even for an instant.
So where would Jace go if he actually had VR glasses and what's the craziest thing he's blurted out IRL?
Luckily before I could biff him one he blurted out that he was a doctor.
Viola, 15 WE'VE all had moments when we've blurted out our friends' secrets and ended up upsetting them.
Estrada blurted out when Luy claimed on the witness stand that "Cong Biazon" in his hard drive referred to Estrada.
Experts from the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) looked at assessments of 12,251 schoolchildren in England and found there was a nine-month advantage in reading and maths for those who continuously blurted out answers, compared with those pupils who never did but had similar levels of inattention.
London, July 30 (ANI): Crystal Harris has apologised for publicly sharing details of her sex life with ex-fiance Hugh Hefner, claiming that she was not prepared and just blurted out things while answering questions on a radio show.
The secret of his pounds 12,000 op was blurted out live on air by the show's presenter, Phillip Schofield.
She said: "When the doctor realised the significance of what it meant, she just blurted out 'Oh my God'.
He blurted out his secret while wife Judy Finnigan frantically tried to shut the TV presenter up.
ROBBIE reveals in his new book how he blurted out "Oh Peter" while making love to his first girlfriend.
Hirst and Haffern were echoing sentiments blurted out in 2001 by the composer Karlheinz Stockhausen.
Although at the moment I blurted out a brief synopsis of the program and its importance, I felt compelled to reflect further on the reasons why.