Definition of belter in English:

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belter

Pronunciation: /ˈbɛltə/

noun

informal
1An exceptional or outstanding example of something: Owen made the goal with a belter of a pass
More example sentences
  • 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’.

Words that rhyme with belter

delta, helter-skelter, melter, pelta, Shelta, shelter, swelter, welter

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Line breaks: belt¦er

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