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Burst
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Burst as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 30 answers for the crossword clue 'Burst', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Burst a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Burst as an answer itself some 97 times.

Burst is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Thursday, 21 October 2021 with the answer being ERUPT, but the most popular answer for this clue is POP.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The act of exploding or bursting; "the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft"
  • Rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"
  • A sudden intense happening; "an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning"
  • A sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason); "a burst of applause"; "a fit of housecleaning"
  • Move suddenly, energetically, or violently; "He burst out of the house into the cool night"
  • Burst outward, usually with noise; "The champagne bottle exploded"
  • Come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure; "The bubble burst"
  • Break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst"
  • Emerge suddenly; "The sun burst into view"
  • Cause to burst; "The ice broke the pipe"
  • Force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; "break into tears"; "erupt in anger"
  • Be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Burst'.

  • strub

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

FIT
The manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat"

POP
Music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love

4 Letters

BUST
Search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house"

FADE
Gradually ceasing to be visible

TEEM
Be teeming, be abuzz; "The garden was swarming with bees"; "The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen"; "her mind pullulated with worries"

5 Letters

BLOWN Mike Smallman
Breathing laboriously or convulsively

BREAK
An escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"

CLOUD
A group of many things in the air or on the ground; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "clouds of blossoms"; "it discharged a cloud of spores"

ERUPT
Erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"

SALVO
Rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"

SPASM
(pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)

SPLIT
The act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"

SPURT
Move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy

6 Letters

ABOUND
Be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities

POPPED

VOLLEY
Rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"

7 Letters

BRISTLE
A stiff hair

EXPLODE
Increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner; "The population of India is exploding"; "The island's rodent population irrupted"

FLAREUP
Erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"

POPOPEN

RUPTURE
The act of making a sudden noisy break

SHATTER
Cause to break into many pieces; "shatter the plate"

8 Letters

COLLAPSE
The act of throwing yourself down; "he landed on the bed with a great flop"

EXPLODED
Showing the parts of something separated but in positions that show their correct relation to one another; "the manufacturer provided an exploded view of the apparatus"

OUTBURST
An unrestrained expression of emotion

PUNCTURE
A small hole made by a sharp object

RUPTURED

9 Letters

BREAKOPEN
Erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"

EXPLOSION
The act of exploding or bursting; "the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children"; "the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft"

FUSILLADE
Rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"

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