to eject gas spasmodically and noisily from the stomach through the mouth; eruct.
to emit contents violently, as a gun, geyser, or volcano.
to issue spasmodically; gush forth: Fire and smoke belched from the dragon's mouth.
to eject (gas or the like) spasmodically or violently; give forth: a chimney belching smoke.
an instance of belching; eructation.
a violent emittance of flame, smoke, gas, etc.
- belcher, noun
- outbelch, verb (used with object)
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How to use belch in a sentence
Earth regularly endures highly charged belches from our Sun, sometimes even prompting a dancing curtain of ever-changing color known as aurora.Violent space weather could limit life on nearby exoplanets | Paola Rosa-Aquino | December 11, 2020 | Popular-Science
He suppressed a belch and then looked up at her with a mischievous grin.Football Great Bob Suffridge Wanders Through the End Zone of Life | Paul Hemphill | September 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then, holding it in one hand, he faced the assemblage and delivered himself of one Godlike belch.Pagan Passions | Gordon Randall Garrett
If they come near the pool, he certainly will belch forth poisonous breath and they will die at once.Mythical Monsters | Charles Gould
The ordinary iron furnaces belch forth flames which are really good useful gas (carbon monoxide) burning to waste.Marvels of Scientific Invention | Thomas W. Corbin
I feel he has been quietly laughing at me, until from behind a distant snow capped ridge I see a black belch of smoke.Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany | Edward Lyell Fox
Some tips when burping for a crowd, To help your belch be extra loud: Arch your back for full projection.FreeChildrenStories.com Collection | Daniel Errico
British Dictionary definitions for belch
(usually intr) to expel wind from the stomach noisily through the mouth; eructate
to expel or be expelled forcefully from inside: smoke belching from factory chimneys
to say (curses, insults, etc) violently or bitterly
an act of belching; eructation
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