belt

I
n.
band

1) to buckle, fasten one's belt

2) (also fig.) to tighten one's belt

3) to loosen; undo one's belt

4) a life; money; safety, seat, shoulder belt

5) a cartridge; Sam Browne belt

6) a garter (AE), suspender (BE) belt

7) a chastity belt

8) a conveyor belt

9) (usu. fig.) below the belt ('unfairly')

zone

(AE)

10) the Bible; corn; cotton belt

symbol of expertise in judo or karate

11) a black; brown; white belt

misc.

12) under one's belt ('experienced, lived through')

II

v. (colloq. ) (O) I belted him one

* * *
[belt]
Sam Browne belt
brown
cotton belt
fasten one's belt
shoulder belt
suspender (BE) belt
undo one's belt
white belt
(also fig.) to tighten one's belt
(colloq.) (0) I belted him one
['band'] to buckle
['symbol of expertise in judo or karate'] a black
['zone'] (AE) the Bible
a cartridge
a chastity belt
a conveyor belt
a life
to loosen
['misc. '] under one's belt ('experienced, lived through')
['misc. '] under one's belt ('experienced, lived through')
(usu. fig.) below the belt ('unfairly')
a garter (AE)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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