What does bowel mean?

Definitions for bowel
ˈbaʊ əl, baʊlbow·el

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bowel.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. intestine, bowel, gutnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. bowelnoun

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

    Etymology: From boel, from botellus, diminutive of botulus.

  2. bowelnoun

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

    Etymology: From boel, from botellus, diminutive of botulus.

  3. bowelnoun

    The (deep) interior of something.

    The treasures were stored in the bowels of the ship.

    Etymology: From boel, from botellus, diminutive of botulus.

  4. bowelnoun

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

    Etymology: From boel, from botellus, diminutive of botulus.

  5. bowelverb

    To disembowel.

    Etymology: From boel, from botellus, diminutive of botulus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bowelnoun

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

  2. Bowelnoun

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

  3. Bowelnoun

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

  4. Bowelnoun

    offspring

  5. Bowelverb

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

Editors Contribution

  1. bowel

    An organ in the body of a human being or animal.

    The bowel is an amazing organ and plays a vital role in the body of an animal or human.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 17, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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  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

Examples of bowel in a Sentence

  1. Tim Key:

    The Results strongly suggest that people who eat red and processed meat four or more times a week have a higher risk of developing bowel cancer than those who eat red and processed meat less than twice a week.

  2. Otis Brawley:

    Traditional surgery is needed in some patients who have a history of bowel obstruction or other complications.

  3. Wesley Black:

    I kept getting told,' oh, it's [ Irritable Bowel Syndrome ], or it's Crohn's disease, or you need to change your diet,'.

  4. Kelly Manahan:

    Ovarian cancer causes a lot of symptoms where people think, ‘Well, I’m just getting older, my bowel function is getting slower. It’s just one of those things. I’m gaining weight,’.

  5. 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.

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