below the belt

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  1. n.
    a blow with the fist or hand. : Quiet or I'll give you a belt in the chops.
  2. tv.
    to strike someone. : Quiet or I'll belt you one!
  3. n.
    a kick or a thrill. : We all got quite a belt from your jokes.
  4. n.
    the rushor joltfrom an injection of a drug. (Drugs.) : This stuff has one hell of a belt.
  5. n.
    an injection of a drug. (Drugs.) : I could use a belt of smack to hold off the pain.
  6. n.
    a swallow of liquor. : Three more quick belts and he was ready to sit down and talk.
  7. tv.
    to drink (something). (See also belt the grape.) : He belted his drink and asked for another.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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