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1. verb To expel digestive gas from one's mouth; to belch. Please say "excuse me" after you burp, Jennifer.
2. verb To cause someone, especially a baby, to expel digestive gas from their mouth. Make sure you burp Tommy after giving him his bottle, OK?
3. noun An expulsion of digestive gas from the mouth; a belch. Wow, that was quite the burp! It must have been from all that soda.

burp the worm

rude slang To masturbate. A term only applied to men. A: "Why is he all embarrassed today?" B: "Oh, his crush walked in on him burping the worm. How horrifying is that?"
See also: burp, worm
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and burp
1. in. to bring up stomach gas. (see also belch.) She burped quietly behind her hanky, so no one would notice.
2. n. an upward release of stomach gas. The burp did not go unnoticed.


See berp


and burps
n. liquor; beer. (see also belch.) Did you bring the berps for the party?


See berps
See also: burp
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