belt

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɛlt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɛlt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(belt)


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belt

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [leather, woven, rope] belt
  2. a belt to hold your [pants, shorts] up
  3. a belt to hold up your [pants]
  4. went [up, down] a notch on my belt
  5. need a new notch in my belt
  6. a [black, brown] belt (in martial arts)
  7. [hit, struck, whipped] her with his belt
  8. [hit, punched] below the belt
  9. No punching below the belt!
  10. [That, The comment] was (a bit) below the belt.
  11. a [product, car] fresh off the conveyor belt
  12. The [fan, timing, drive] belt [snapped, broke].
  13. need to replace the [fan] belt
  14. [get, have] experience under your belt
  15. sports: [won, retained] the [heavyweight] belt
  16. in the [Bible, grain, rust] belt
  17. lives in the [green, commuter] belt
v
  1. he can belt out a [song, tune]
  2. belt him [across his face, in the stomach]
  3. belt [out of, along, down]
  4. belt up [for safety, before you start driving]
  5. UK: just belt up, would you!
n as adj
  1. a [silver, gold, brass] belt buckle
  2. the belt loops on his pants
  3. a belt drive [motor, system]
  4. use a belt sander
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