1. [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.
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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,
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,