Definition of Blurbs

1. Noun. (plural of blurb) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blurbs

1. blurb [v] - See also: blurb

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blurbs

blunted affect
blunter
bluntest
blunting
bluntish
bluntly
bluntness
bluntnesses
blunts
blur
blurb
blurbed
blurbing
blurbist
blurbists
blurbs (current term)
blurred
blurredly
blurredness
blurrier
blurriest
blurrily
blurriness
blurrinesses
blurring
blurringly
blurry
blurs
blurse

Literary usage of Blurbs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Well, why Not! by Thomas Lansing Masson (1921)
"SOME HISTORIC blurbs AS THEY MIGHT HAVE BEEN WRITTEN IF THE AUTHORS HAD BEEN ALIVE TO-DAY TO SAY that Moses' Ten Commandments grip you in a way that you ..."

2. The Inform Designer's Manual by Graham Nelson (2001)
"§43 Pictures, sounds, blurbs and Blorb The blorb spell (safely protect a small object as though in a strong box). — Marc Blank and P. David Lebling, ..."

3. Nonfiction Craft Lessons: Teaching Information Writing K-8 by JoAnn Portalupi, Ralph J. Fletcher (2001)
"We began by examining a number of book jackets, reading the blurbs, noticing leads, ... I made overheads of the blurbs on the back of Fig Pudding, ..."

4. Teaching for Deep Comprehension: A Reading Workshop Approach by Linda J. Dorn, Carla Soffos (2005)
"Show how the first thing you do is read the blurbs on the back cover and the inside flap (point to these sections as you describe your thinking). ..."

5. Global Infatuation: explorations in transnational publishing and texts : the by Eva Hemmungs Wirtén (1998)
"Obviously guided by the back blurbs on the original book or cover when writing new ... Although the construction of back blurbs can sound insignificant, ..."

6. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1922)
"If you can blurb—and not make blurbs your master—- Of pallid souls; starved lips and smouldering eyes— (As old as Noah is their sally gesture— Methuselah ..."

7. Well, why Not! by Thomas Lansing Masson (1921)
"SOME HISTORIC blurbs AS THEY MIGHT HAVE BEEN WRITTEN IF THE AUTHORS HAD BEEN ALIVE TO-DAY TO SAY that Moses' Ten Commandments grip you in a way that you ..."

8. The Inform Designer's Manual by Graham Nelson (2001)
"§43 Pictures, sounds, blurbs and Blorb The blorb spell (safely protect a small object as though in a strong box). — Marc Blank and P. David Lebling, ..."

9. Nonfiction Craft Lessons: Teaching Information Writing K-8 by JoAnn Portalupi, Ralph J. Fletcher (2001)
"We began by examining a number of book jackets, reading the blurbs, noticing leads, ... I made overheads of the blurbs on the back of Fig Pudding, ..."

10. Teaching for Deep Comprehension: A Reading Workshop Approach by Linda J. Dorn, Carla Soffos (2005)
"Show how the first thing you do is read the blurbs on the back cover and the inside flap (point to these sections as you describe your thinking). ..."

11. Global Infatuation: explorations in transnational publishing and texts : the by Eva Hemmungs Wirtén (1998)
"Obviously guided by the back blurbs on the original book or cover when writing new ... Although the construction of back blurbs can sound insignificant, ..."

12. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1922)
"If you can blurb—and not make blurbs your master—- Of pallid souls; starved lips and smouldering eyes— (As old as Noah is their sally gesture— Methuselah ..."

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