belting belting  /ˈbɛl tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the material of which belts are made

Usage(s):

  1. Liu does pay obligatory tribute to his nation, but he revels in the limelight, belting out karaoke songs on Chinese TV and even engaging in flirty banter with pretty anchors on air.
  2. Brooklyn-based writer and karaoke obsessive Brian Raftery has written a book about his passion for belting out songs in public.
  3. James is marching down a hallway, belting out rap lyrics.

News

  1. Kid Gets Hit With Racial Tweets After Singing National Anthem

    Singing the national anthem at Game 3 of the NBA Finals was an exciting opportunity for 11-year-old Sebastien De La Cruz. But after belting out the anthem, he found himself a target for many people on Twitter. FOX San Antonio reports one person tweeted, “9 out of 10 chance that kid singing the national anthem is illegal.” Others took issue with Cruz too, saying he is Mexican and shouldn’t be ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Oklahoman

  2. Canon-Mac softball carries baseball-like approach into PIAA final

    Some softball teams can be heard blocks away, players belting out organized chants at the top of their lungs.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Observer-Reporter

  3. Fame Studios And The Road To Nashville Songwriting Glory

    Wallace Daniel Pennington grew up singing. His father played guitar and his mother played piano, and by the age of 9, the young man had a guitar of his own. The family attended church on Sunday and Wednesday each week, and to this day, Dan Penn says he remembers the entire Methodist congregation belting out hymns. As his family's only boy, Penn got his own room, and in it was a little green ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KERA North Texas

Quotes

  1. "I think I'll take a belting in the opinion polls," Rudd told Nine Network television Sunday.
    on Aug 19, 2007 By: Kevin Rudd Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I don't care that I have the worst voice in the world," said Jonathan Toews, voted onto the tournament all-star team. "I was belting it out as loud as I can."
    on Feb 28, 2010 By: Jonathan Toews Source: Toronto Sun

  3. Keys said the contrast worked well: "It's kind of his dark style that I'm able to join into. Then there's my kind of belting, strong, soulful harmonies that blare up - so we were both able to throw our mixes in there and create the gumbo."
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Alicia Keys Source: Sky News

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