I UK [bɜː(r)p] / US [bɜrp] verb
Word forms "burp":
present tense I/you/we/they burp he/she/it burps present participle burping past tense burped past participle burped
a) [intransitive] to make a noise when air from your stomach passes out through your mouth
b) [transitive] to help a baby to bring up air from its stomach by hitting it gently on the back

II UK [bɜː(r)p] / US [bɜrp] noun [countable]
Word forms "burp":
singular burp plural burps
the noise you make when you burp

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