1. a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal);
- Example: "his bellow filled the hallway"
[syn: bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl]
2. United States author (born in Canada) whose novels influenced American literature after World War II (1915-2005);
[syn: Bellow, Saul Bellow, Solomon Bellow]
1. shout loudly and without restraint;
[syn: bawl, bellow]
2. make a loud noise, as of animal;
- Example: "The bull bellowed"
[syn: bellow, roar]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Bellow \Bel"low\, n. A loud resounding outcry or noise, as of an enraged bull; a roar. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Bellow \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. [1913 Webster] 2. To bowl; to vociferate; to clamor. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To roar; as the sea in a tempest, or as the wind when violent; to make a loud, hollow, continued sound. [1913 Webster] The bellowing voice of boiling seas. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Bellow \Bel"low\, v. t. To emit with a loud voice; to shout; -- used with out. "Would bellow out a laugh." --Dryden. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
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