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Definition of belt verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they belt
    he / she / it belts
    past simple belted
    -ing form belting
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  1. 1belt somebody/something (informal) to hit someone or something hard He belted the ball right out of the park. I'll belt you if you do that again.
  2. 2[transitive] belt something (+ adv.) (informal) to drink very fast He belted down three shots of whiskey.
  3. 3[transitive] belt something to fasten a belt around something The dress was belted at the waist.
  4. Phrasal Verbsbelt somethingout
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: belt