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English definition of “belt”

belt

noun [C] (CLOTHING)    /belt/
A2 a strip of leather or material worn around the waist to support clothes or for decoration: She fastened her belt tightly around her waist. He had eaten so much that he had to undo his belt a couple of notches.Fastening clothing and textiles
(Definition of belt noun (CLOTHING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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