Search Result for "bellowing":
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]
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]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
bellowing n 1: a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway" [syn: bellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
44 Moby Thesaurus words for "bellowing": abandoned, amok, berserk, carried away, delirious, demoniac, distracted, ecstatic, enraptured, feral, ferocious, fierce, frantic, frenzied, fulminating, furious, haggard, hog-wild, howling, hysterical, in a transport, in hysterics, intoxicated, mad, madding, maniac, orgasmic, orgiastic, possessed, rabid, raging, ramping, ranting, raving, ravished, roaring, running mad, storming, transported, uncontrollable, violent, wild, wild-eyed, wild-looking