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noun informal
  1. an event, person, quality, etc, that is admirable, outstanding, or thrillinga real belter of a match
    1. a rousing or spirited popular song that is sung loudly and enthusiastically
    2. a person who sings popular songs in a loud and spirited manner
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Examples from the Web for belter

Historical Examples

  • Sten thought it belter to descend and try to explain himself.

    The German Lieutenant and Other Stories

    August Strindberg

  • Astronomy, geology, physiology, psychology—all except theology are belter understood.

    Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers

    Charles Bradlaugh, A. Collins, and J. Watts