belch belch  /ˈbɛltʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
  2. (v) expel gas from the stomach
  3. (v) become active and spew forth lava and rocks

Usage(s):

  1. Suddenly witnesses on the ground saw the plane belch white, then black, smoke.
  2. Today, dark fumes still belch from the nation's smokestacks, but the industrial base Mao once admired has produced an environmental disaster.
  3. The '50s provided a pungent belch of pop culture from this nodding geezer of a metropolis.

News

  • 'The Challenge' Is Glorious Trash

    Oh lord. Lock up the booze and Scotchgard the couch, because another season of MTV's vomitously fun workhorse series The Challenge is headed our way. They've just released the trailer for the new season, and it looks like the usual belch of drunken squabbling and a hint of physical danger lurking in the air. Plus, y'know, the challenges and stuff. Which is great! Despite nearly everyone in the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Mr. Mugabe, Zimbabwe's veteran President, said, "When these capitalist gods of carbon burp and belch their dangerous emissions, it's we, the lesser mortals of the developing sphere, who gasp and sink and eventually die."
    on Dec 17, 2009 By: Robert Mugabe Source: National Post

  2. Schumer said, "They say when cows belch they put a lot of methane into the air. You don't know whether to laugh or cry."
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: Charles Schumer Source: WIVB

  3. "Belch is a product of pitching deep into games and wanting to finish games, and that's the way he lived his whole career," Scioscia said. "But he also has a good understanding of what it takes to win a game, whether it means a different...
    on Apr 28, 2010 By: Mike Scioscia Source: MLB.com

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