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bowl

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bowl

  1. a large usually roofless building for sporting events with tiers of seats for spectators a new bowl for the football team Synonyms of bowl stadium, circus, coliseum, colosseumWords Related to bowl ballpark, park; gym, gymnasium, spa; arena, dome, hippodrome


bowl

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bowl

  1. 1 to move or proceed smoothly and readily bowling along in my spiffy new car Synonyms of bowl flow, breeze, brush, coast, cruise, drift, glide, roll, sail, skim, slide, slip, stream, sweep, whiskWords Related to bowl fly, race, rush, speedNear Antonyms of bowl limp, lumber, plod, stumble, trudge; shamble, shuffle; stamp, stomp, stump, tramp; labor, toilAntonyms of bowl flounder, struggle

  2. 2 to proceed or move quickly bowled through the test and was the first one to hand in the booklet Synonyms of bowl barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], hurry, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, 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, zoomWords Related to bowl beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms of bowl dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms of bowl crawl, creep, poke


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