- 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.
Origin of belch
Examples from the Web for belcher
Contemporary Examples of belcher
The hiring of Belcher itself was a strong indicator that the famously litigious Sterling was determined to go to court.Does Donald Sterling Have Dementia? And Does That Make Him Any Less of a Racist?
May 23, 2014
Belcher was 25, his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins, 22, and they left behind a three-month-old-daughter.Football, Crime, and Allegations Against Aaron Hernandez
June 21, 2013
This is my own pop psychology 101, but I will hazard a guess that Belcher would have beaten her to death instead, or stabbed her.
They depict Belcher not as what writers want him to be, but as he actually was.
(According to Sports Illustrated, Belcher owned eight of them, ranging from handguns to assault rifles).
Historical Examples of belcher
The Rector had found a seat for Miss Belcher beside the bureau.
Miss Belcher took a step or two towards the fireplace and back.
Belcher bought it because it was said to be a 'seeing-stone.'The Story of the Mormons
William Alexander Linn
I know what I am going to do to Mr. Belcher; at least, what I'm going to try to do.
Belcher has come over and is listenin', glarin' hostile at the woman.
- (usually intr) to expel wind from the stomach noisily through the mouth; eructate
- to expel or be expelled forcefully from insidesmoke belching from factory chimneys
- to say (curses, insults, etc) violently or bitterly
- an act of belching; eructation
Word Origin for belch
Old English bealcan "bring up wind from the stomach," also "swell, heave," of echoic origin (cf. Dutch balken "to bray, shout"). Extended to volcanoes, cannons, etc. 1570s. Related: Belched; belching. As a noun, recorded from 1510s. It is recorded in 1706 as a slang noun meaning "poor beer."
- To expel stomach gas noisily through the mouth; burp.