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bowl

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bowl

  1. a large usually roofless building for sporting events with tiers of seats for spectators <a new bowl for the football team> Synonyms stadium, circus, coliseum, colosseumRelated Words ballpark, park; gym, gymnasium, spa; arena, dome, hippodrome




bowl

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bowl

  1. 1 to move or proceed smoothly and readily <bowling along in my spiffy new car> Synonyms flow, breeze, brush, coast, cruise, drift, glide, roll, sail, skim, slide, slip, stream, sweep, whiskRelated Words fly, race, rush, speedNear Antonyms limp, lumber, plod, stumble, trudge; shamble, shuffle; stamp, stomp, stump, tramp; labor, toilAntonyms flounder, struggle

  2. 2 to proceed or move quickly <bowled through the test and was the first one to hand in the booklet> Synonyms barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], hurry, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomRelated Words beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms crawl, creep, poke




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