Definition of bellow
- bellows the orders
He bellowed at her to come over at once.
He was bellowing into the phone, giving orders to one of his employees.
The sergeant was bellowing orders.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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