Definitions for: Bellow


[n] a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
[n] United States novelist (born in Canada in 1915)
[v] shout loudly and without restraint
[v] make a loud noise, as of animal; "The bull bellowed"



Webster (1913) Definition: Bel"low, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bellowed; p. pr. & vb.
n. Bellowing.] [OE. belwen, belowen, AS. bylgean, fr.
bellan; akin to G. bellen, and perh. to L. flere to weep,
OSlav. bleja to bleat, Lith. balsas voice. Cf. Bell, n. &
v., Bawl, Bull.]
1. To make a hollow, loud noise, as an enraged bull.

2. To bowl; to vociferate; to clamor. --Dryden.

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

The bellowing voice of boiling seas. --Dryden.


Bel"low, v. t.
To emit with a loud voice; to shout; -- used with out.
``Would bellow out a laugh.'' --Dryden.


Bel"low, n.
A loud resounding outcry or noise, as of an enraged bull; a
roar.

Synonyms: bawl, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roar, roaring, Saul Bellow, yowl

See Also: author, call, cry, emit, let loose, let out, outcry, shout, shout, utter, vociferation, writer, yell

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