- n. UK, informal Anything that is particularly good of its class
- n. UK, informal A very good-looking person
- n. One who sings forcefully.
- n. A song suitable for forceful singing.
- From belt ("sing forcefully") (Wiktionary)
“The strip, rolled diligently, is what the locals call a belter, and the outfield, shorn of excess length, will allow the ball to travel.”
“New Formula One season will be 'belter' says Jenson Button”
“A visit to the "Great White Way" of Broadway - with memories rekindled of "belter" Ethel Merman - was captured in the Irving Berlin classic tribute to performers "There's No Business Like Show Business" that had both ladies assuming a distinctively recognizable "New Yawk" accent in their singing!”
“Stoyanoff said the wicket would offer the seamers some early assistance then flatten out to a "belter", which could play into the Indians 'hands if New Zealand do not bowl well.”
“New Formula One season will be 'belter' says Jenson Button photo: Creative Commons/Phillip Asbury”
“The ball is swinging a bit, but the pitch is a belter and early impressions are that 300 is not so much par as the bare minimum.”
“Lauren Turner, the big-haired belter who would really benefit from a crème rinse.”
“It doesn't hurt that "Skyscraper" is easily the best thing she has ever recorded -- a melodramatic piano ballad with a majestic belter of a chorus, co-written and produced by hitmaker Toby Gad, who helmed Beyonce's gorgeous "If I Were a Boy.”
“But puffs of fake smoke couldn't turn this ornate concert hall into a blues room any more than a new band and record could turn Crow into an R&B belter.”
“She's no belter but her voice has a charm in the quiet moments.”
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From the Dictionary of British Slang: Knickers in a Twist, by Jonathan Bernstein
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