Definitions

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  • n. Someone who belches.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, belches.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who belches.
  • n. A neckerchief with darkish-blue ground and large white spots with a dark-blue spot in the center of each.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • His toggery was that of a member of the prize-ring; what we now call a "belcher" bound his throat; a spotted _fogle_ bandaged his

    Rookwood

  • Glenn Beck, the bombastic belcher of dubious political punditry, publicly exposed himself on his radio program when he attacked Malia Obama, the 11-year-old daughter of President Barack Obama.

    Mike Green: Glenn Beck attacks 11-year-old Black Girl

  • Glenn Beck, the bombastic belcher of dubious political punditry, publicly exposed himself on his radio program ...

    Mike Green: Glenn Beck attacks 11-year-old Black Girl

  • BLATTER UPThe Fiver imagines that Fifa belcher-in-chief Sepp Blatter is going to be very annoyed indeed when he finds out that an interview with him has today appeared on some new-fangled contraption called a "website" - owned and operated by none other than Fifa, the very organisation presided over by the planet's most stubborn and penguin-shaped technophobe.

    Obsequious To The Point Of Becoming A Human Suppository

  • No, I made that last part up, but my brother really is a talented belcher, and I both respect and envyhim for that.

    Spend quality time with your parents « Dating Jesus

  • Shall I be a convict in a felt hat and a grey suit, trotting about a dockyard with my number neatly embroidered on my uniform, and the order of the garter on my leg, restrained from chafing my ankle by a twisted belcher handkerchief?

    The Old Curiosity Shop

  • He had a brown hat on his head, and a dirty belcher handkerchief round his neck: with the long frayed ends of which he smeared the beer from his face as he spoke.

    Oliver Twist

  • It was quite a little feast; two ounces of seven – and – sixpenny green, and a quarter of a pound of the best fresh; and Mr. Wilkins had brought a pint of shrimps, neatly folded up in a clean belcher, to give a zest to the meal, and propitiate Mrs. Ivins.

    Sketches by Boz

  • Now every man has the same coachmanlike look in his belcher and caped coat, and there is no outward difference between my Lord and his groom.

    The Memoires of Barry Lyndon

  • Before he snorted, he blew his nose on a big blue belcher with grubby white spots.

    At Swim, Two Boys

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  • "2. A neckerchief with darkish-blue ground and large white spots with a dark-blue spot in the center of each."

    --Century Dictionary

    January 4, 2011