Definitions for blurbblɜrb
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a brief advertisement or notice, as on a book jacket, esp. one full of praise.
(v.t.)to advertise or praise in the manner of a blurb.
Origin of blurb:
endorsement, indorsement, blurb(noun)
a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books)
"the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book"
A short description of a book, film, musical work, or other product written and used for promotional purposes.
To write or quote something in a blurb
Origin: Coined by American humorist Gelett Burgess (1866-1951) on a book dust jacket at a trade association dinner in 1907. It said “YES, this is a “BLURB”!” and featured a (fictitious) “Miss Belinda Blurb” shown calling out, described as “in the act of blurbing”.