Bellow - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbeloʊ|  American pronunciation of the word bellow
Brit.  |ˈbɛləʊ|  British pronunciation of the word bellow


- a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)(syn: bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl)
- United States author (born in Canada) whose novels influenced American literature after World War II (1915-2005)


- shout loudly and without restraint (syn: bawl)
- make a loud noise, as of animal(syn: roar)


He bellowed at her to come over at once.

He was bellowing into the phone, giving orders to one of his employees.

The sergeant was bellowing orders.

The bull has been bellowing out all morning.

He bellowed a command to his men.

He bellowed that he would fight any man at the bar.

'That's your problem!' bellowed Hurley.

Tony was bellowing orders.

His voice rose to a bellow.

Alex gave another bellow of laughter.

The fireman bellowed out a warning as the burning roof fell.

The bull bellowed

Just then, she heard Mr Evan's bellow of rage.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: bellow
he/she/it: bellows
present participle: bellowing
past tense: bellowed
past participle: bellowed
singular: bellow
plural: bellows
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