1. (US) to talk; to complain.
|Life In Sing Sing 246: Belched, spoke.|
|My Life in Prison 216: When the commitments were sprung he belched everything he knew.|
|Amer. Lang. (4th edn) 577: Finally, he devises many new verbs and verb-phrases or provides old ones with new meanings, e.g., to belch (to talk).|
|Dan Turner - Hollywood Detective Feb. [Internet] Okay, Sherlock. Start belching before I kick the truth out of you.‘Feature Snatch!’|
|Criminal Sl. (rev. edn).|
2. (US) to inform on.
|Life In Sing Sing 246: Belched. [...] turned informer.|
|Vocab. Criminal Sl. 16: belch [...] ‘He cannot stand the gaff without belching.’.|
|Keys to Crookdom 397: Belch. To talk, to turn state’s evidence, to give testimony.|
|Und. and Prison Sl.|
|Dan Turner – Hollywood Detective Dec. [Internet] The spy had overheard Bat Romani about to belch and had browned the chunky hood with my gat.‘Malibu Mess’|
|DAUL 25/2: Belch. To inform the police; to turn State’s evidence. ‘Chill (ignore) that flea (informer). He belched on his partners.’.et al.|
|R].New Yorker 1 Dec. 106: I feel good that I didn’t belch on a pal, because that’s the code I was raised on [|
|Prison Sl. 41: Roll Over To turn someone in to prison authorities for an illegal act he has committed […] (Archaic: belch).|