Definition of bow
- Bow before the king.
- bowed her head in shame
- the play will bow next month
- wind bowing the treetops
- bow their heads in prayer
- whose heavy hand hath bowed you to the grave Shakespeare
- bowing his appreciation
First Known Use: 1626See Words from the same year
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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