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phrasal verb [transitive] informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theybelt out
he/she/itbelts out
present participlebelting out
past tensebelted out
past participlebelted out
  1. to shout or sing something loudly, or to play something loudly on a musical instrument

    Mahalia Jackson belting out a gospel tune

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