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belch Explained

belch at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


belch at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [Language: Old English; Origin: bealcian]//
1 [I] to let air from your stomach come out loudly through your mouth: burp//
2 also belch out : [I and T] to send out a large amount of smoke, flames etc, or to come out of something in large amounts// --a line of chimneys belching out smoke// --Flames belched from the wreckage.// -- belch n [C] //

belch at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "belch":
blare, blat, blow open, blow out, bray, break out, burp, burr,
burst, burst forth, burst out, buzz, cackle, cascade, caw, chirr,
clang, clangor, clank, clash, craunch, croak, crump, crunch,
debouchment, discharge, disgorge, dissiliency, eject, eruct,
eructate, eructation, erupt, eruption, expel, flare-up, gas, grind,
groan, growl, grumble, gush, hiccup, hurl forth, irrupt, jangle,
jar, jet, outbreak, outburst, rapids, rasp, rush, scranch, scrape,
scratch, scrunch, snarl, snore, spate, spew, spout, spurt, torrent,
twang, volcan, vomit, wind

Belch at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Belch \Belch\ (b[e^]lch; 224), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Belched}
(b[e^]lcht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Belching}.] [OE. belken, AS.
bealcan, akin to E. bellow. See {Bellow}, v. i.]
1. To eject or throw up from the stomach with violence; to

I belched a hurricane of wind. --Swift.

2. To eject violently from within; to cast forth; to emit; to
give vent to; to vent.

Within the gates that now Stood open wide, belching
outrageous flame. --Milton.

Belch \Belch\, v. i.
1. To eject wind from the stomach through the mouth; to

2. To issue with spasmodic force or noise. --Dryden.

Belch \Belch\, n.
1. The act of belching; also, that which is belched; an

2. Malt liquor; -- vulgarly so called as causing eructation.
[Obs.] --Dennis.

belch at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : a reflex that expels wind noisily from the stomach through
the mouth [syn: {belching}, {burp}, {burping}, {eructation}]
v 1: expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp
at the table" [syn: {burp}, {bubble}, {eruct}]
2: become active and spew forth lava and rocks; "Vesuvius
erupts once in a while" [syn: {erupt}, {extravasate}]

belch at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » belchen|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » ang Inter: term » bealcan|lang=ang, Inter: term » bialcan|lang=ang; related to Dutch Inter: term » balken||to bray|lang=nl, Middle Low German Inter: term » belken||to shout.


Inter: en-verb » belch|es
  • To expel gas loudly or rudely from the stomach through the mouth.
    1. My father used to belch after having a fine meal.


      * burp


      Inter: trans-top » expel gas from the stomach through the mouth

  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|تجشؤ|tr=tajashshu'a
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|բխկալ|tr=bxkal, Inter: t- » hy|ործկալ|tr=orçkal
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|оригвам се|tr=origvam se
  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|rotar
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|打嗝|tr=dǎ gé|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|噯氣|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|嗳气|tr=ǎiqì|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|飽嗝|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|饱嗝|tr=bǎogé|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|嗝|tr=gé|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|říhnout
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|boeren, een Inter: t+ » nl|boer Inter: t+ » nl|laten
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|röyhtäistä
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|roter, Inter: t+ » fr|éructer
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|დაბოყინება|sc=Geor|tr=daboqineba
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|rülpsen
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ρεύομαι|tr=révomai
  • Hindi: Inter: t- » hi|डकारना|tr=ḍakārnā

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|ruttare
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|げっぷ|alt=げっぷする|tr=geppu-suru, Inter: t- » ja|うっぷ|alt=うっぷする|tr=uppu-suru, Inter: t+ » ja|おくび|alt=おくびする|tr=okubi-suru, Inter: t- » ja|噫気|alt=噫気する |tr=あいきする , aiki-suru
    • Korean: Inter: t+ » ko|트림|alt=트림하다 |tr=teurim-hada|sc=Hang
    • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|bersendawa
    • Old English: Inter: t- » ang|rocettan
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|arrotar
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|râgâi
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|рыгать|tr=rygát'
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|подригнути|alt=по̀дригнути
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|podrignuti|alt=pòdrignuti
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|eructar, Inter: t+ » es|regoldar
    • Telugu: త్రేన్చు (trenchu)
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|geğirmek
    • Urdu: Inter: t- » ur|ڈکارنا|tr=ḍakārnā

    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Related terms

    * fart
  • pass gas


    Inter: en-noun » es

  • The sound one makes when belching.
    1. Inter: obsolet » e malt liquor
    2. : Inter: rfquotek » Dennis


      * burp


      Inter: trans-top » sound one makes when belching

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|оригване
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|rot
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|říhnutí|n
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|boer|m
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|röyhtäys, Inter: t+ » fi|röyhtäisy
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|rot|m
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|ბოყინი|sc=Geor|tr=boqini
  • German: Rülpser {{m}}
  • Greek: Inter: qualifier » colloquial Inter: t+ » el|ρέψιμο|n|tr=répsimo, Inter: qualifier » physiology Inter: t+ » el|ερευγμός|m|tr=erevgmós

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hindi: डकार (ḍakār) {{f}}
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|rutto|m
    • Korean: 트림 (teurim)
    • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|sendawa
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|arroto
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|отрыжка|f|tr=otrýžka, Inter: t+ » ru|рыгание|n|tr=rygánije
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|eructo|m
    • Telugu: త్రేన్పు (trEnpu)
    • Urdu: Inter: ur-Arab » ڈکار (ḍakār) {{f}}

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    * blech
    Translation: et » belch
    Translation: el » belch
    Translation: es » belch
    Translation: eu » belch
    Translation: fa » belch
    Translation: fr » belch
    Translation: ko » belch
    Translation: io » belch
    Translation: kn » belch
    Translation: hu » belch
    Translation: ml » belch
    Translation: my » belch
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    Translation: fi » belch
    Translation: sv » belch
    Translation: ta » belch
    Translation: te » belch
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    Translation: zh » belch