Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

embowel

play
verb, em·bow·el \im-ˈbau̇(-ə)l\

Definition of embowel

emboweled or embowelledemboweling or embowelling

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  disembowel

  3. 2 obsolete :  enclose



1521

First Known Use of embowel

1521


Learn More about embowel


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up embowel? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by grandiloquent style

Get Word of the Day daily email!