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burpy

[bur-pee] /ˈbɜr pi/
adjective, burpier, burpiest. Informal.
1.
belching, tending to belch, or feeling like belching:
Carbonated beverages make me burpy.
2.
causing one to belch:
burpy foods.
Origin of burpy
burp + -y1
Related forms
burpiness, noun
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