blab out


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v blab out divulge confidential information or secrets "Be careful--his secretary talks"
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In literature:

That some courteous Ghost would blab it out, What 'tis you are, and we must shortly be.
"The Monk; a romance" by M. G. Lewis
And she blabs out then to Lingard?
"An Outcast of the Islands" by Joseph Conrad
He is so excitable, he would have blabbed it right out.
"The Round-up" by John Murray and Marion Mills Miller
All of a sudden you blab out words that don't make the least sense.
"The Inspector-General" by Nicolay Gogol
Preparations had been made for my coming, "by his lordship," as the farmer blabbed out.
"The Yeoman Adventurer" by George W. Gough
Of all passions (if for the moment I may call it such) it is the most indiscreet; it is for ever blabbing out its own secrets.
"Pelham, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
In fact, I'm afraid I'll blab it out to somebody.
"The Eternal City" by Hall Caine
Should he blab it out, and so be poor again, and lose the crock?
"The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
But as for the crew, it came to my mind then what the drunken fellow had blabbed out the first night; and I said it was like enough to be true.
"Sir Ludar" by Talbot Baines Reed
To blab it out, would have been to throw it away.
"The Parables of Our Lord" by William Arnot

In poetry:

Tis like a fancy everywhere
A sort of living doubt
We know tis something but it neer
Will blab the secret out
"The Landrail" by John Clare