Definition of bowl
- a soup bowl
- a set of mixing bowls
- ate a bowl of rice
- cleaning toilet bowls
- college bowl games
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
I don't think I can bowl a 12-pound ball.
We bowl every Thursday night.
Do you like to bowl?
I haven't bowled since I was a kid.
She usually bowls around 150.
barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurry, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoom;
beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it;
: to roll (a ball) towards something especially in the game of bowling or lawn bowling
: to play the game of bowling
: to get (a score) in a game of bowling
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