belt out
{v.}, {slang} To sing with rough rhythm and strength; shout out. * /She belted out ballads and hillbilly songs one after another all evening./ * /Young people enjoy belting out songs./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • belt out — (something) to sing loudly and with enthusiasm. After five decades, Brother Ray can still belt out a soulful song. Usage notes: sometimes used to describe enthusiastic talk: Keyes has belted out speeches warning about the need to rebuild the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • belt out — verb sing loudly and forcefully (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑belt • Hypernyms: ↑sing • Verb Frames: Somebody s something They will belt out the duet * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • belt out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms belt out : present tense I/you/we/they belt out he/she/it belts out present participle belting out past tense belted out past participle belted out informal to shout or sing something loudly, or to play… …   English dictionary

  • belt out — phr verb Belt out is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑singer Belt out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑lyrics …   Collocations dictionary

  • belt out — PHRASAL VERB If you belt out a song, you sing or play it very loudly. [INFORMAL] [V P n] He held a three hour family Karaoke session in his hotel, belting out Sinatra and Beatles hits. [Also V n P] …   English dictionary

  • belt out — {v.}, {slang} To sing with rough rhythm and strength; shout out. * /She belted out ballads and hillbilly songs one after another all evening./ * /Young people enjoy belting out songs./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • belt\ out — v slang To sing with rough rhythm and strength; shout out. She belted out ballads and hillbilly songs one after another all evening. Young people enjoy belting out songs …   Словарь американских идиом

  • belt out — verb to sing loudly He belted out Sweet Child of Mine at the karaoke …   Wiktionary

  • belt out something — belt out (something) to sing loudly and with enthusiasm. After five decades, Brother Ray can still belt out a soulful song. Usage notes: sometimes used to describe enthusiastic talk: Keyes has belted out speeches warning about the need to rebuild …   New idioms dictionary

  • belt — ► NOUN 1) a strip of leather or other material worn round the waist to support or hold in clothes or to carry weapons. 2) a continuous band in machinery that transfers motion from one wheel to another. 3) a strip or encircling area: the asteroid… …   English terms dictionary

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