belt·​ing | \ ˈbel-tiŋ How to pronounce belting (audio) \

Definition of belting

1 : belts
2 : material for belts

Examples of belting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chung Ha’s voice, meantime, is one of the most versatile in K-pop, able to transition easily from delicate whisper notes and flirty come-ons, to full-out diva belting, singing effortlessly in Korean, English and Spanish. Tim Chan, Rolling Stone, 7 July 2021 There was the time that one of Beyoncé’s backup dancers who had little vocal training, but was blessed with belting pipes, booked the 2009 Broadway revival of West Side Story. Jeryl Brunner, Forbes, 24 June 2021 These are just five Christmas songs made for belting, jamming and headbanging during the holiday season, so my colleagues and I created a Spotify playlist with even more Christmas bangers. Abigail Rosenthal, Chron, 16 Dec. 2020 This time around, the pics featured leather and a lot of belting, inspired by the 90s theme of her newest collection. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, 30 Oct. 2020 The Meaning of Mariah, a memoir co-written with the journalist Michaela Angela Davis, movingly fills in the substance behind Carey’s inspirational belting. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, 6 Oct. 2020 Choose from dark or medium brown belting leather, or get extra wild with crocodile print, ostrich print or genuine Western diamondback rattlesnake inlay. René A. Guzman,, 4 Aug. 2020 But this pairing of the quiet, raspy-voiced guy and the drama-starter with the Christina Aguilera-level belting is still so random and wonderful. Lia Beck,, 4 May 2020 In April 2013, King was convicted in Ramsey County District Court of malicious punishment of a child, a misdemeanor, after school officials discovered that a child in her care was having trouble walking due to a severe belting. Frederick Melo, Twin Cities, 6 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of belting

1567, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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14 Jul 2021

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“Belting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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