What does bowling mean?

Definitions for bowling
ˈboʊ lɪŋbowl·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bowling(noun)

    a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them

  2. bowling(noun)

    (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman

  3. bowling(noun)

    the playing of a game of tenpins or duckpins etc

Wiktionary

  1. bowling(Noun)

    A game played by rolling a ball down an alley and trying to knock over a triangular group of ten pins; ten-pin bowling

  2. bowling(Noun)

    Several similar games played indoors or outdoors.

  3. bowling(Noun)

    The action of propelling the ball towards the batsman.

  4. bowling(Noun)

    A particular style of walking associated with urban street culture.

  5. bowling(Noun)

    The action of the verb bowl.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bowling

    of Bowl

  2. Bowling(noun)

    the act of playing at or rolling bowls, or of rolling the ball at cricket; the game of bowls or of tenpins

Freebase

  1. Bowling

    Bowling refers to a series of sports or leisure activities in which a player rolls or throws a bowling ball. In indoor bowling, the target is usually to knock over pins. In outdoor variations, the aim is usually to get the ball as close to a target ball as possible. The indoor version of bowling is often played on a flat wooden or other synthetic surface, while outdoor bowling the surface may be grass, gravel or a synthetic surface. The most common types of indoor bowling include ten-pin, nine-pin, candlepin, duckpin and five-pin bowling, while in outdoor bowling, bowls, bocce, pétanque and boules are popular. Today, the sport of bowling is enjoyed by 95 million people in more than 90 countries worldwide.

How to pronounce bowling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say bowling in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bowling in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bowling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of bowling in a Sentence

  1. Rabia Qureshi:

    The car was like a bowling ball and the human bodies were like pins.

  2. Alan Bleasdale:

    Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.

  3. Martin Mull:

    Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.

  4. Ian Pattison, Rab C. Nesbitt, television series:

    I hate middle age. Too young for the bowling green, too old for Ecstasy.

  5. Cecil Williams:

    A student accidentally broke a window, when he broke that window in this bowling alley, everyone started running, and I did, too.

Images & Illustrations of bowling

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