bellowing


bellowing

verb (used without object)

  1. to emit a hollow, loud, animal cry, as a bull or cow.
  2. to roar; bawl: bellowing with rage.

verb (used with object)

  1. to utter in a loud deep voice: He bellowed his command across the room.

noun

  1. an act or sound of bellowing.

verb

  1. (intr) to make a loud deep raucous cry like that of a bull; roar
  2. to shout (something) unrestrainedly, as in anger or pain; bawl

noun

  1. the characteristic noise of a bull
  2. a loud deep sound, as of pain or anger

noun

  1. Saul . 1915–2005, US novelist, born in Canada. His works include Dangling Man (1944), The Adventures of Angie March (1954), Herzog (1964), Humboldt’s Gift (1975), The Dean’s December (1981), and Ravelstein (2000): Nobel prize for literature 1976
n.

late 14c., from present participle of bellow (v.). As an adjective, recorded from 1610s.

v.

apparently from Old English bylgan “to bellow,” from PIE root *bhel- (4) “to sound, roar.” Originally of animals, especially cows and bulls; used of human beings since c.1600. Related: Bellowed; bellowing. As a noun from 1779.

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