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bellow

bel·low

bellow

 
 
pronunciation:
be lo
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: bellowed, bellowing, bellows
definition 1: to make the deep, loud cry of a bull.
We were terrified when the bull bellowed.
similar words:
low, moo, roar
definition 2: to shout loudly and with a deep tone.
The neighbor banged on their door and bellowed at them to be quiet.
synonyms:
cry, holler, roar, shout, vociferate, yell
similar words:
bawl, clamor, rumble, whoop
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to utter loudly and powerfully.
"Turn the water off!" he bellowed.The officer bellowed his commands.
synonyms:
roar, shout, thunder
similar words:
bawl, blare, clamor, exclaim, holler, howl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a deep, loud roar of a bull.
We heard the bull's bellow from across the fields.
synonyms:
roar
similar words:
low, moo
definition 2: an act or sound of bellowing.
synonyms:
roar
similar words:
bawl, cry, holler, shout, yell
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derivation: bellower (n.)