Belching is the act of throwing up. When you belch, you usually make a loud noise and send a cloud of air out of your mouth.

  • He belched loudly after he had eaten his dinner.

  • She belched after she had eaten a big dinner.

Definition of belching


a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth


belch, burp, burping, eructation


the forceful expulsion of something from inside

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Example Sentences for belching

  • 1

    It expressed its artistic nature by belching up bubbles and frothy clots.

  • 2

    I unknowingly offend people while eating with glug, slurp and belching noises.

  • 3

    That's like belching at the supper table.

  • 4

    Let's belch and scratch ourselves.

  • 5

    People also belch words for amusement.

  • 6

    It is permissible to belch and to pick one's teeth.

  • 7

    It makes you belch gas for a bit.

  • 8

    Barney Gumble's trademark is a loud belch.

  • 9

    Factories belch out more smoke, not less.

  • 10

    IIRC, it was called a burp or a belch or something of that nature.