Belch



to eject gas spasmodically and noisily from the stomach through the mouth; eruct.
to emit contents violently, as a gun, geyser, or volcano.
to issue spasmodically; gush forth:
Fire and smoke belched from the dragon’s mouth.
to eject (gas or the like) spasmodically or violently; give forth:
a chimney belching smoke.
an instance of belching; eructation.
a violent emittance of flame, smoke, gas, etc.
Contemporary Examples

Football Great Bob Suffridge Wanders Through the End Zone of Life Paul Hemphill September 5, 2014

Historical Examples

Outwitting Our Nerves Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
Early English Meals and Manners Various
Soldier Silhouettes on our Front William L. Stidger
Wilderness of Spring Edgar Pangborn
Delusion and Dream Wilhelm Jensen
San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams Charles Paul de Kock
Mythical Monsters Charles Gould
The Wonder Book of Volcanoes and Earthquakes Edwin J. Houston
The Superstitions of Witchcraft Howard Williams

verb
(usually intransitive) to expel wind from the stomach noisily through the mouth; eructate
to expel or be expelled forcefully from inside: smoke belching from factory chimneys
to say (curses, insults, etc) violently or bitterly
noun
an act of belching; eructation
v.

A complaint; beef (1900+)
A beer, esp of poor quality

: All she did was belch about how bad he treats her
To inform; squeal: I feel good that I didn’t belch on my friend (1900+ Underworld)

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