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A blurb is just a short written peice about something. Usually it's in reference to a newspaper article that briefly mentions a barely newsworthy item.
The blurb on the second page only scratched the surface of the material.
by Catalytic of Bnet East July 09, 2003
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A small, dense amount of descriptive text which can be fired like a projectile.
Shoot me a blurb on that, Tim, and I'll get back to you this afternoon.
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a short, concise amount of descriptive text used for professional warm introductions
Could you introduce me to her? Here is a short blurb about my company/service.
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A small amount of text, used beneath photographs in newspapers, or to thank someone in a book.
Hey Nick, I'm giving you a blurb in my new book, what do you want it to say?
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The short summary of a book, usually on the inside cover or back, that most people read so they can say they read the book
We had to read a book for school, but I just read the blurb/
by Oh Just Someone January 24, 2016
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A dose of highly concentrated spin intended to deflect direct perception and critical thought while presenting a desirable or attractive image to the public.
She's a master of Tae Kwan Do, a skilled brain surgeon, rock star, and wrote all of Shakespeare's sonnets. I read it in her blurb.
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Blurb, from blurt and blubber. A short β€˜descriptive’ piece of writing, written without much thought or content, and which can be safely ignored.
People are skeptical about blurbs because they sense the insincerity of the genre
by William Wordsmith March 12, 2015
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