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Definition of belch verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they belch
    he / she / it belches
    past simple belched
    -ing form belching
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  1. 1[intransitive] to let air come up noisily from your stomach and out through your mouth He wiped his hand across his mouth, then belched loudly. synonym burp
  2. 2[intransitive, transitive] belch (out/forth) (something) to send out large amounts of smoke, flames, etc.; to come out of something in large amounts synonym spew
He sat back and let out a loud belch.