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bowl2

bowl2

 
pronunciation:
bol
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
phrases:
bowl over
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large wooden ball shaped or weighted so as to roll in a curved path, used in lawn bowling.
similar words:
ball
definition 2: (pl., but used with a sing. verb) the game or sport of lawn bowling.
synonyms:
boccie, boules, lawn bowling
definition 3: a roll or throw of the ball in bowling or bowls.
similar words:
roll, throw
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: bowled, bowling, bowls
definition 1: to play the game of bowling or the game of bowls.
definition 2: to roll, throw, or hurl a ball, as in bowling, bowls, or cricket.
similar words:
pitch, throw
definition 3: to move along swiftly and smoothly.
That truck is really bowling along.
synonyms:
barrel, clip, spin
similar words:
fly, hurtle, move, roll, speed, whiz, zip, zoom
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to roll, throw, or hurl (a ball or the like).
synonyms:
hurl, pitch, roll, throw
similar words:
cast, fling
definition 2: to achieve or perform by bowling.
She bowled her best game ever last night.
phrase: bowl over
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word boll (a seed pod)? Bowl and boll sound alike but have different meanings.