His bathrobe was loosely belted.
He belted the ball down the fairway.
Some drunk got mad and threatened to belt me.
Recent Examples on the Web
This longline coat is decorated with lapels and cuffs adorned with imitation fur and can be tied at the waist with a matching corduroy belt (essential for keeping out the cold).—Alyssa Brascia, Peoplemag, 22 Sep. 2023 On November 1, the Lucy spacecraft will snap photos while flying by an inner belt asteroid designated 1999 VD57.—WIRED, 22 Sep. 2023 The belt buckles were separated by only about 12 inches.—Hannah Drown, cleveland, 16 Sep. 2023 Getting the first one under his belt should quell outside noise about Napier’s long-term viability with the Gators (2-1, 1-0 Southeastern Conference).—Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 16 Sep. 2023 Biden and his allies have focused on seven states: Arizona and Nevada in the west, Georgia and North Carolina in the southeast and Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania in the northern industrial belt.—David Lauter, Los Angeles Times, 15 Sep. 2023 The device is small and lightweight (only 1.26 ounces) and very versatile, with its belt clip, key chain, and magnetic accessory options.—Cheryl Fenton, Parents, 14 Sep. 2023 Over the summer, the two sisters traveled to Dripping Springs, Texas, to watch the first bottles of Fernie’s Funnel Cake Cream come down the conveyor belt, filled with their boozy family recipe, then labeled and sealed.—Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 11 Sep. 2023 Israel Adesanya is showing no signs of slowing down after taking his middleweight title belt back from Alex Pereira back in April.—Jonathan X. Simmons, cleveland, 9 Sep. 2023
Lou Doillon wore a belted, billowing dress and cherry-red jelly sandals on a trip to Rome, while Alexa Chung took Elvis's visage as her date to Ashley Williams's London showing.—Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 23 Sep. 2023 Atlanta Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. has reached a point no man in MLB history has come close to after belting his 40th home run of the season on Friday night.—Scott Thompson, Fox News, 23 Sep. 2023 Enter Email Sign Up Marcus Semien offered Kutter Crawford a life lesson on the Red Sox starter’s get-me-over fastball to open the bottom of the first, belting the 91-miles-per-hour meatball into the left-field seats at Globe Life Field for a leadoff homer.—Alex Speier, BostonGlobe.com, 18 Sep. 2023 Juan Soto belted a right-over-the-middle, 95-mph fastball for a solo home run to right field in the first inning, and Luis Campusano drove a middle-in, 84-mph changeup over the left-field wall for a three-run homer in the fourth.—Mike Digiovanna, Los Angeles Times, 14 Sep. 2023 As the two ladies belt and harmonize over the tasteful arrangement, the judges’ panel — which includes Ken Jeong, Robin Thicke, Jenny McCarthy and Nicole Scherzinger — sing along in awe.—Kyle Denis, Billboard, 8 Sep. 2023 This portable karaoke machine is small enough to bring into the office for the opportunity to belt out some tunes.—Kaitlyn McInnis, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Sep. 2023 Norma Kamali Oversized Boyfriend belted twill shirt dress A shirt dress that has a more feminine cut?—Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, 31 Aug. 2023 This relative quickness, of course, is attributable to GM's Gen II 5.7-liter V-8, which belts out 260 horsepower at 5000 rpm and a locomotive-like 335 pound-feet of torque at a down-and-dirty 2400 rpm, all of it fed through a 9.5-inch ring-and-pinion assembly possibly purchased from Dale Earnhardt.—John Phillips, Car and Driver, 26 Aug. 2023 See More
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Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German balz belt; both from Latin balteus belt