give (someone) a bell

Definition of give (someone) a bell

British, informal

  1. :  to call someone on the telephone I'll give you a bell tomorrow.

Word by Word Definitions

giveplay
  1. :  to make a present of

    :  to grant or bestow by formal action

    :  to accord or yield to another

  1. :  capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain :  flexibility

    :  the ability of a material to bend or stretch

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

bellplay
  1. :  a hollow metallic device that gives off a reverberating sound when struck

    :  doorbell

    :  the sounding of a bell as a signal

  1. :  to provide with a bell

    :  to flare the end of (something, such as a tube) into the shape of a bell

    :  to take the form of a bell :  flare

  1. :  to make a resonant bellowing or baying sound

  1. :  bellow, roar


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