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Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

belter (plural belters)

  1. (Britain, informal) Anything that is particularly good of its class.
    • 2011 January 22, Ian Hughes, “Arsenal 3 - 0 Wigan”, in BBC[1]:
      When the second goal came, it was a belter - Fabregas launching an inch-perfect ball over the top for Van Persie to volley in without breaking stride.
  2. (Britain, informal) A very good-looking person.

Etymology 2Edit

belt (sing forcefully) +‎ -er

NounEdit

belter (plural belters)

  1. One who sings forcefully.
  2. A song suitable for forceful singing.

Etymology 3Edit

belt +‎ -er, from asteroid belt.

NounEdit

belter (plural belters)

  1. (science fiction) A person who mines asteroids for minerals or lives in the vicinity of an asteroid belt.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

belter n

  1. indefinite plural of belte