bow·​front | \ ˈbō-ˌfrənt How to pronounce bowfront (audio) \

Definition of bowfront

1 : having an outward curving front bowfront furniture
2 : 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, "The Making of Malcolm X," 15 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of bowfront

1918, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bowfront.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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