bow·​ing ˈbō-iŋ How to pronounce bowing (audio)
: the technique or manner of managing the bow in playing a stringed musical instrument

Word History

First Known Use

1791, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bowing was in 1791

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Cite this Entry

“Bowing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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