belting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

belting

  1. Present participle of belt.

Noun[edit]

belting (plural beltings)

  1. A beating with a belt.
  2. (figuratively) A thorough defeat; a thrashing.
    • 2009 August 24, Matt Johnston, “Race for the eight as AFL finals approach”, Herald Sun:
      He said recent nail-biting finals had renewed interest in the end-of-season contests, after a series of one-sided beltings earlier this decade.
  3. A system of beltwork, as in a conveyor or other mechanical device.
  4. The material from which belts for machinery are made.

Adjective[edit]

belting (not comparable)

  1. (Northern England) very good; exceptional (can also be used adverbially)
    You'll have a belting time!
    She cooks belting good food.