bellow

verb bel·low \ ˈbe-(ˌ)lō \

Definition of bellow

intransitive verb
1 :to make the loud deep hollow sound characteristic of a bull
2 :to shout in a deep voice
transitive verb
:bawl
  • bellows the orders

bellow

noun

Examples of bellow in a Sentence

  1. He bellowed at her to come over at once.

  2. He was bellowing into the phone, giving orders to one of his employees.

  3. The sergeant was bellowing orders.

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Origin and Etymology of bellow

Middle English belwen, from Old English bylgian; akin to Old English & Old High German bellan to roar


Bellow

biographical name Bel·low \ ˈbe-(ˌ)lō \

Definition of Bellow

Saul 1915–2005 American (Canadian-born) writer

BELLOW Defined for English Language Learners

bellow

verb

Definition of bellow for English Language Learners

  • : to shout in a deep voice

  • of an animal : to make a deep, loud sound


BELLOW Defined for Kids

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bellow

verb bel·low \ ˈbe-lō \

Definition of bellow for Students

bellowed; bellowing
1 :to shout in a deep voice
  • He bellowed for them to stop.
2 :to make a deep and loud sound
  • The bull dashed up and down the field, bellowing so hard that smoke came out of his nostrils.
  • —Astrid Lindgren, Pippi Longstocking

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bellow

noun

Definition of bellow for Students

:a loud deep sound
  • an angry bellow


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