Belch vs Belchingly - What's the difference?

belch | belchingly |


As a noun belch

is belgian (inhabitant of belgium).

As an adverb belchingly is

in a belching way.

belch

English

Verb

(es)
  • To expel gas loudly from the stomach through the mouth.
  • * My father used to belch after having a fine meal.
  • To issue with spasmodic force or noise.
  • Yes, we have seen the wrecked cars and the factories belching smoke and the blur of speedy automobiles crowding highways.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • I belched a hurricane of wind.
  • * Milton
  • Within the gates that now / Stood open wide, belching outrageous flame.
    (Dryden)

    Synonyms

    * burp

    Noun

    (es)
  • The sound one makes when belching.
  • (obsolete) malt liquor
  • (Dennis)

    Usage notes

    A belch is often considered to be louder than a burp.

    Synonyms

    * burp

    Anagrams

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    belchingly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a belching way.