belch


belch

verb \ˈbelch\

: to let out air from the stomach through the mouth very loudly

: to push or throw (something) out with force

Full Definition of BELCH

intransitive verb
1
:  to expel gas suddenly from the stomach through the mouth
2
:  to erupt, explode, or detonate violently
3
:  to issue forth spasmodically :  gush
transitive verb
1
:  to eject or emit violently <angrily belched insults>
2
:  to expel (gas) from the stomach suddenly :  eruct
belch noun

Examples of BELCH

  1. He belched loudly, and his girlfriend said, That's disgusting!.
  2. Smoke belched from the factory chimneys beside the river.

Origin of BELCH

Middle English, from Old English bealcan
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with BELCH

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