Definition of Burping

1. Noun. A reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth.




Definition of Burping

1. Verb. (present participle of burp) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Burping

1. burp [v] - See also: burp

Lexicographical Neighbors of Burping

burnt umber
burntness
burnup
burnups
buron
burons
buroo
buroos
burp
burp gun
burpalite
burped
burpee
burpees
burpin'
burping (current term)
burps
burqa
burqaed
burqas
burqini
burqinis
burqua
burquas
burr
burr-headed
burr cell
burr drill
burr marigold
burr oak

Literary usage of Burping

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

1. Pocket Guide to Babysitting by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"burping the baby Ask the parents to tell you about burping the baby. ... burping helps babies get rid of the air that is sometimes swallowed along with the ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Since earlier studies had indicated that "burping" of light species (ie, H», HD, Dj) occurs when a ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1893)
"Nero may have fiddled when Rome was burping, to his fleeting joy and ultimate misery. Pierre Meier was far too preoccupied to seek about for reasons which ..."

4. A Winter in the West by Charles Fenno Hoffman (1835)
"It seemed as if it were held back to let one element do its work alone, for the lightning flashed with such fierce rapidity that the very air seemed burping ..."

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