Definition of belter in English:


Line breaks: belt¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈbɛltə


  • 1An exceptional or outstanding example of something: Owen made the goal with a belter of a pass
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    • They have notched three since the turn of the year - all of them belters.
    • Service spokesman Nigel Metcalfe said: ‘This is an absolute belter.’
    • The new season cues off this Thursday and if the commitment of the players and organisers are anywhere near as good as last season then we are in for a belter!
  • 2A loud, forceful singer or song: a real bawdy belter called ‘Ready For Love’ crooners and belters and chanteuses
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    • I have done stage, musical stage, not a tenor singer, but a belter, like for musical comedy.
    • Such was the case for Montreal maximum R & B belters The Datsons.
    • Mind you, I've never heard a Geordie, or for that matter anyone, sing that fast on the real belters such as ‘Get Your Groove’.

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