belting

noun
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 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, refinery29.com, "Listen to Your Heart," 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, "A look at the criminal histories of candidates for St. Paul City Council," 6 Oct. 2019 The Academy Award-winning actress's performance had her belting brassy show tunes with twitchy élan one minute and fending off heartbreak with booze and pills the next. Hugh Hart, Fortune, "Building Judy Garland: How Renée Zellweger Was Transformed Into the Legend," 26 Sep. 2019 On the stroke of half-time, Mané silenced his former supporters and blasted Liverpool into the lead with a belting strike. SI.com, "Twitter Reacts as Liverpool Sneak Past Southampton Despite Adrián Error," 17 Aug. 2019 The internet did its thing, adding the music from Super Mario Brothers to the scene as well as a crowd favorite: Lady Gaga’s iconic belting in the song Shallow. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "Here’s How That Internet-Famous ‘Fish Tube’ Works," 15 Aug. 2019 The team tied the game with a belting volley by Ivan Perisic 10 minutes after going 1-0 down. Joshua Robinson, WSJ, "France Wins the World Cup," 15 July 2018 The cast — made up of varied body types and ethnicities, suggesting a nod toward diversity and representation — had the opportunity to showcase their vocal agility right from the start, foreshadowing the belting that was to come. Brandon T. Harden, Philly.com, "Review: 'Aladdin' at the Academy of Music overcomes technical difficulties to earn its place as one of the hottest tickets of the summer," 18 June 2018 As Judas, Dixon led spectacular numbers such as 'Superstar' that required athleticism and some seriously soulful belting. Randee Dawn, latimes.com, "The performers of Easter's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' had their own hallelujah moments," 14 June 2018

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First Known Use of belting

1567, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Belting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/belting. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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