Meaning of “belch” in the English Dictionary

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"belch" in British English

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belchverb [ I or T ]

uk /beltʃ/ us /beltʃ/
noun [ C ] uk /beltʃ/ us /beltʃ/

The baby let out a loud, satisfied belch.

(Definition of “belch” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"belch" in American English

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us /beltʃ/

to have air from the stomach come out in a noisy way through the mouth

If something is belched or belched out, it comes out in quick, violent bursts:

[ I/T ] The chimney was belching (out) thick smoke.
noun [ C ] us /beltʃ/

(Definition of “belch” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)