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. Scott Sullivan:

    It can get worse and worse over time. ... It can cause bowel problems, diarrhea and cramping.

  2. Kirk Smith:

    Not only does exercise keep me healthy, but it helps my quality of life so I’m not at work with bowel issues.

  3. Jay Siegel:

    Only direct clinical comparisons of( Remsima) and Remicade in active irritable bowel disease can provide the requisite assurance.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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