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ˈbɛl oʊbel·low

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowlnoun

    a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)

    "his bellow filled the hallway"

  2. Bellow, Saul Bellow, Solomon Bellowverb

    United States author (born in Canada) whose novels influenced American literature after World War II (1915-2005)

  3. bawl, bellowverb

    shout loudly and without restraint

  4. bellow, roarverb

    make a loud noise, as of animal

    "The bull bellowed"


  1. bellownoun

    the deep roar of a large animal, or any similar loud noise

  2. bellowverb

    to make a noise like the deep roar of a large animal

  3. bellowverb

    to shout or scream in a deep voice

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bellow

    to make a hollow, loud noise, as an enraged bull

  2. Bellow

    to bowl; to vociferate; to clamor

  3. Bellow

    to roar; as the sea in a tempest, or as the wind when violent; to make a loud, hollow, continued sound

  4. Bellowverb

    to emit with a loud voice; to shout; -- used with out

  5. Bellownoun

    a loud resounding outcry or noise, as of an enraged bull; a roar


  1. Bellow

    Bellow is the second album by folk duo Spiers and Boden.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bellow

    bel′lō, v.i. to roar like a bull: to make any violent outcry, often with sense of contempt or ridicule: to shout aloud: to roar, as of cannon, the ocean, &c.—with objective, to give forth a loud sound.—n. the roar of a bull: any deep sound or cry. [M. E. belwen; there is an A.S. bellan, to roar.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bellow in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bellow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of bellow in a Sentence

  1. Charles Peguy:

    He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers.

  2. Don Marquis:

    Between the years of ninety-two and a hundred and two, however, we shall be the ribald, useless, drunken, outcast person we have always wished to be. We shall have a long white beard and long white hair; we shall not walk at all, but recline in a wheel chair and bellow for alcoholic beverages; in the winter we shall sit before the fire with our feet in a bucket of hot water, a decanter of corn whiskey near at hand, and write ribald songs against organized society; strapped to one arm of our chair will be a forty-five calibre revolver, and we shall shoot out the lights when we want to go to sleep, instead of turning them off; when we want air we shall throw a silver candlestick through the front window and be damned to it; we shall address public meetings in a vein of jocund malice. We shall but we dont wish to make any one envious of the good time that is coming to us We look forward to a disreputable, vigorous, unhonoured, and disorderly old age.

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    showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth
    • A. profound
    • B. busy
    • C. opaque
    • D. dangerous

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