Definition of cowbell
: a bell hung around the neck of a cow to make a sound by which the cow can be located
Recent Examples of cowbell from the Web
Sutherland remade the rustic wood building into a chalet, with skis laid across rafters overhead, and cowbells and cuckoo clocks adorning the walls.
But between the thumping low end, cowbell(!), and production contributions from Danger Mouse, these tracks are more righteously danceable than anything from all the third-wave disco-punkers out there.
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First Known Use of cowbell
COWBELL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cowbell for English Language Learners
: a bell that you hang around the neck of a cow so that you can tell where the cow is
COWBELL Defined for Kids
Definition of cowbell for Students
: a bell hung around the neck of a cow to tell where it is
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