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belt

2 verb
     
belt2
1

hit

[transitive] informal to hit someone or something hard:
Dan belted the ball towards the goal.
2

go quickly

[intransitive always + adverb/preposition] British English spoken to go somewhere very fast [= charge]
belt down/along etc
We were belting down the motorway at 95 miles per hour.
3

fasten

[transitive] to fasten something with a belt:
Maria belted her raincoat firmly.
a dress belted loosely at the waist

belt something ↔ out

phrasal verb
APM to sing a song or play an instrument loudly:
She was belting out old Broadway favourites.

belt up

phrasal verb
1 spoken used to tell someone rudely to be quiet
2 informal to fasten your seat belt in a vehicle

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