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  • noun One who sings forcefully.
  • noun A song suitable for forceful singing.
  • noun UK, informal Anything that is particularly good of its class
  • noun UK, informal A very good-looking person

Etymologies

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From belt ("sing forcefully")

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Examples

  • The strip, rolled diligently, is what the locals call a belter, and the outfield, shorn of excess length, will allow the ball to travel.

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  • New Formula One season will be 'belter' says Jenson Button

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  • New Formula One season will be 'belter' says Jenson Button

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  • 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!

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  • 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!

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  • 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!

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  • New Formula One season will be 'belter' says Jenson Button

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  • 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!

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  • 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.

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  • New Formula One season will be 'belter' says Jenson Button photo: Creative Commons/Phillip Asbury

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  • an enthusiastic opinion of a person, place, or thing.

    "She's a belter, that Ms. Molly"

    June 13, 2009

  • Cricket jargon - a wicket that is good for batting, i.e., for belting the ball around the field.

    I can't think of an equivalent term for a wicket that is good for bowling. Bowlers' wickets are more likely to be described with specific terms, e.g. sticky dog, greentop, two-paced, etc.

    November 17, 2009

  • Brilliant (Belfast)

    "That's a belter."

    July 27, 2011

  • The sparrow's a bird of the city;

    She's small and indifferently pretty.

    Despite what is dealt her

    She's still a big belter -

    La Môme Piaf doesn't need your pity.

    June 14, 2014