Belt one's trousers; belted the sword to her waist.
The equator belts the earth.
Belt out a song.
The Corn Belt.
- Not according to the rules; unfairly.
- To begin to exercise thrift and frugality.
- In one's possession or experience:.
- Unfair(ly); foul.
- To endure hunger, privation, etc. as best one can.
- To live more thriftily.
- As part of one's experience.Ten years of service under his belt.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of belt
- Middle English from Old English ultimately from Latin balteus
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition