Definitions for bowelˈbaʊ əl, baʊl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word bowel

Princeton's WordNet

  1. intestine, bowel, gut(noun)

    the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus

Wiktionary

  1. bowel(Noun)

    A part or division of the intestines, usually the large intestine.

  2. bowel(Noun)

    The entrails or intestines; the internal organs of the stomach.

  3. bowel(Noun)

    The (deep) interior of something.

    The treasures were stored in the bowels of the ship.

  4. bowel(Noun)

    The seat of pity or the gentler emotions; pity or mercy.

  5. bowel(Verb)

    To disembowel.

  6. Origin: From boel, from botellus, diminutive of botulus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bowel(noun)

    one of the intestines of an animal; an entrail, especially of man; a gut; -- generally used in the plural

  2. Bowel(noun)

    hence, figuratively: The interior part of anything; as, the bowels of the earth

  3. Bowel(noun)

    the seat of pity or kindness. Hence: Tenderness; compassion

  4. Bowel(noun)

    offspring

  5. Bowel(verb)

    to take out the bowels of; to eviscerate; to disembowel

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bowel' in Nouns Frequency: #2355

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  1. below, elbow


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