belt out something

belt out something
belt out (something) to sing loudly and with enthusiasm.

After five decades, Brother Ray can still belt out a soulful song.

Usage notes: sometimes used to describe enthusiastic talk:

Keyes has belted out speeches warning about the need to rebuild the nation's moral fiber.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • belt — I UK [belt] / US noun [countable] Word forms belt : singular belt plural belts ** 1) a) a narrow piece of leather, cloth etc that you wear around your waist, for example to keep your clothes in place or for decoration a leather/plastic belt put… …   English dictionary

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