bow·​front ˈbō-ˌfrənt How to pronounce bowfront (audio)
: having an outward curving front
bowfront furniture
: having a bow window in front
bowfront houses

Examples of bowfront in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The sidewalk that abuts the bowfront brick rowhouses and wood-frame two-families with porch railings and multiple mailboxes feels comfortably quiet. Kerri Greenidge, The Atlantic, 15 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bowfront was in 1918

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“Bowfront.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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