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2 definitions found
 for burst out
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  burst out
      v 1: give sudden release to an expression; "We burst out
           laughing"; "'I hate you,' she burst out"
      2: appear suddenly; "Spring popped up everywhere in the valley"
         [syn: pop out, burst out]
      3: erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country";
         "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a
         burst of patriotism" [syn: erupt, irrupt, flare up,
         flare, break open, burst out]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "burst out":
     be in stitches, belch, blow open, blow out, blurt, blurt out,
     break out, break up, burst forth, burst into laughter,
     burst out laughing, burst with laughter, bust a gut, cachinnate,
     cackle, chortle, chuckle, crow, discharge, disgorge, ejaculate,
     eject, eruct, erupt, exclaim, giggle, go into convulsions, guffaw,
     ha-ha, hee-haw, hee-hee, ho-ho, horselaugh, hurl forth, laugh,
     laugh it up, laugh outright, nearly die laughing, roar,
     roar with laughter, shake like jelly, shake with laughter, shout,
     shriek, snicker, snigger, snort, spew, split, split with laughter,
     spout, tee-hee, titter, vomit, yuk-yuk
  
  

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