Synopsis vs Blurb - What's the difference?

synopsis | blurb |


As nouns the difference between synopsis and blurb

is that synopsis is a brief summary of the major points of a written work, either as prose or as a table; an abridgment or condensation of a work while blurb is a short description of a book, film, musical work, or other product written and used for promotional purposes.

As a verb blurb is

to write or quote something in a.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

synopsis

Noun

(synopses)
  • A brief summary of the major points of a written work, either as prose or as a table; an abridgment or condensation of a work.
  • (Orthodoxy) A prayer book for use by the laity of the church.
  • Synonyms

    * (brief summary): abridgment, abstract, conspectus, outline, overview, summary

    See also

    * bird's-eye view

    blurb

    English

    (wikipedia blurb)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A short description of a book, film, musical work, or other product written and used for promotional purposes.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To write or quote something in a
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=July 4, author=David M. Halbfinger, title=Appearing Way Before the Film: The Review, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=When Rene Rodriguez of The Miami Herald blogged about having seen and loved “The Departed” in Toronto in a supposedly private screening last fall, Warner Brothers “scolded me very strongly,” he said, “but they still blurbed a line from my blog in their opening ad.” }} English eponyms