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belch

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verb \ˈbelch\

Simple Definition of belch

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

  • : to push or throw (something) out with force

Full Definition of belch

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to expel gas suddenly from the stomach through the mouth

  3. 2 :  to erupt, explode, or detonate violently

  4. 3 :  to issue forth spasmodically :  gush

  5. transitive verb
  6. 1 :  to eject or emit violently <angrily belched insults>

  7. 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


BELCH Defined for Kids

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belch

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verb \ˈbelch\

Definition of belch

belchedbelch·ing

  1. 1 :  to force out gas suddenly from the stomach through the mouth usually with a sound

  2. 2 :  to throw out or be thrown out with force <Smoke belched from the chimney.>




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noun

Definition of belch

  1. :  a forcing out of gas from the stomach through the mouth





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