What does bowel mean?

Definitions for bowelˈbaʊ əl, baʊl

Here are all the 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


  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)


  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

Anagrams for bowel »

  1. below, elbow


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bowel in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bowel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hayley Picchini:

    That’s like someone telling you that you should sit and have a bowel movement, covered of course, in the middle of two gates where people can see you.

  2. Mark Smith:

    They'll actually have this really transformational experience where they'll be going to the bathroom 20 times a day and then have normal bowel movements sort of immediately or the next day.

  3. Dustin Shillcox:

    Imagine what would happen if you can’t evacuate your bowel or bladder effectively. If you can change that, you’re really changing the course and nature of these folks’ lives in a really profound way.

  4. Umberto Volta:

    The most striking change in clinical presentation of celiac disease over time has been the decrease of diarrhea as the leading symptom and the progressive increase of other non-classical gastrointestinal symptoms (such as constipation, bloating and alternate bowel habits as well as gastro-esophageal reflux, nausea, vomiting and dyspepsia), a high proportion of celiac disease patients did not show any gastrointestinal symptom, but they displayed extra-intestinal manifestations such as iron-deficiency anemia, unexplained osteoporosis, abnormalities of liver-function tests and recurrent miscarriages.

  5. Amy Lee:

    You're putting a whole new ecosystem of balance in. So, it's the ultimate probiotic. The bacteria takes hold ; it starts to repopulate. John Lee said that ever since Avery underwent the procedure, which involved a healthy stool overnighted from a Boston stool bank, she has been healthy with regular bowel movements. Fecal transplants for C. diff are approved by the Food and Drug Administration( FDA) only for children with recurrent C. diff infections. In Georgia, 19 children had fecal transplants after Avery, according to Fox 5 Atlanta. It's incredible how many people a fecal transplant can save, and help, and cure, and give life again.

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