English dictionary

belt meaning and definition

BELT noun

Definition of belt (noun)

  1. endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
  2. a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)
  3. an elongated region where a specific condition or characteristic is found
    • "a belt of high pressure"
  4. a vigorous blow
    • "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"
    • synonyms: bang, bash, knock, smash
  5. a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing)
  6. ammunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in flexible linked strips for use in a machine gun
  7. the act of hitting vigorously

BELT verb

Definition of belt (verb)

  1. sing loudly and forcefully
  2. deliver a blow to
    • "He belted his opponent"
  3. fasten with a belt
    • "belt your trousers"
    • antonym: unbelt
Source: Princeton University Wordnet