belt out

  1. (tr, adverb) informal to sing loudly or emit (sound, esp pop music) loudly: a jukebox belting out the latest hits

Words Nearby belt out

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How to use belt out in a sentence

  • The company was a blue-chip mining operation working the beryllium-rich asteroid belt out of San Francisco.

    The Love of Frank Nineteen | David Carpenter Knight
  • Parks took the bottle, opened it, and took a good belt out of it.

    The Man Who Hated Mars | Gordon Randall Garrett
  • After a while she lifted her head, and, turning very slowly, stared at the fog-belt out of frightened eyes.

    The Slayer Of souls | Robert Chambers
  • We fixed up a wheel for the other end and made a belt out of rawhide to turn the thing by hand until we got the shafting turned.

    Then and Now | Robert Vaughn

Other Idioms and Phrases with belt out

belt out

Knock unconscious; beat up, trounce; murder. For example, The police officer was accused of belting out the teenager before taking him to the station, or The hold-up man belted out the storekeeper and fled with the money. This expression originated in boxing. [Slang; c. 1940]

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