What does Belch mean?

Belch meaning in General Dictionary

To eject wind from tummy through lips to eructate

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  • The work of belching also what is belched an eructation
  • To eject or purge through the belly with violence to eruct
  • become active and spew forth lava and stones
  • expel fuel from belly
  • a reflex that expels fuel noisily from stomach through lips
  • To eject or provide through the stomach with assault; to eruct.
  • To eject violently from within; to throw forth; to emit; to give vent to; to vent.
  • To eject wind from the belly through the lips; to eructate.
  • To issue with spasmodic force or noise.
  • The act of belching; in addition, whatever is belched; an eructation.
  • Malt alcohol; -- vulgarly so-called as causing eructation.

Belch meaning in Names Dictionary

'Twelfth Night', also known as 'What You Will' Sir Toby Belch, uncle of Olivia.
Name Origin: Shakespearean
Name Gender: Male


Belch meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English bealcan "bring up wind from the tummy," in addition "swell, heave," of echoic source (cognates: Dutch balken "to bray, shout"). Extended to volcanoes, cannons, etc. 1570s. Related: Belched; belching. As a noun, recorded from 1510s. It is recorded in 1706 as a slang noun indicating "poor beer."


Belch meaning in General Dictionary

(v. i.) To eject or throw up from belly with assault; to eruct.

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  • (v. i.) To eject violently from within; to throw forth; to emit; to give vent to; to vent.
  • (v. i.) To eject wind from the stomach through lips; to eructate.
  • (v. i.) To issue with spasmodic power or sound.
  • (n.) The act of belching; in addition, that which is belched; an eructation.
  • (letter.) Malt liquor; -- vulgarly so-called as causing eructation.

Sentence Examples with the word Belch

He started the Scout, and with a belch of smoke they began moving forward.

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