Synonyms for blurb

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It—it's just the sort of thing we call a 'blurb,' Miss West!

Herman had the wild thought that they were blurb writers whose jobs had gone to their heads.

Front matter consisting of a blurb and a list of other publications by the author has been moved to the end of the text.

Matson read that blurb in an official press release and laughed cynically.

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used by U.S. scholar Brander Matthews (1852-1929) in 1906 in "American Character;" popularized 1907 by U.S. humorist Frank Gelett Burgess (1866-1951). Originally mocking excessive praise printed on book jackets.

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