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blurbs

[ blurb ]SEE DEFINITION OF blurbs

Synonyms for blurbs

  • ad
  • advertisement
  • brief
  • commendation
  • puff
  • spot
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WORD ORIGIN

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.