Bellow

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Noun

Bellow (plural Bellows)
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  1. the deep roar of a large animal, or any similar loud noise

Verb

Bellow (third-person singular simple present Bellows, present participle Bellowing, simple past and past participle Bellowed)

  1. to make a noise like the deep roar of a large animal
  2. to shout or scream in a deep voice

Adjectives for Bellow

inflated; mysterious; bleating; righteous; forty-acre; overpowering; epochal; hearty; ludicrous; untuneful; cataclysmal; angry; summoning; resonant; stupendous; ear-shattering; huge; tempestuous; inhuman; fantastic; wonder-provoking; throaty; hoarse; terrified; subterranean; hollow.

Adverbs for Bellow

tumultuously; gloomily; piercingly; pleasedly; lustily; bleatingly; heartily; ludicrously; untunefully; resonantly; inhumanly; throatily; subterraneanly; hollowly; barbarously.

Thesaurus

bark, battle cry, bawl, bay, be angry, be excitable, bell, bellow out, blare, blat, blate, bleat, blow a gasket, blow up, blubber, bluster, boom, bray, breathe, buzz, cackle, call, call out, catch fire, catch the infection, caterwaul, chant, cheer, chirp, clamor, come apart, coo, crow, cry, cry out, drawl, excite easily, exclaim, explode, fire up, flame up, flare up, flash up, flip, flute, gasp, get excited, give tongue, give voice, go into hysterics, growl, grunt, hail, halloo, have a tantrum, hiss, hit the ceiling, holler, holler out, hollo, hoot, howl, hurrah, keen, lilt, low, make an outcry, make an uproar, meow, mew, mewl, miaow, moo, mumble, murmur, mutter, neigh, nicker, outcry, pant, pipe, pipe up, pule, rage, raise a clamor, rallying cry, ramp, rant, rant and rave, rave, roar, rout, rumble, run a temperature, screak, scream, screech, seethe, shout, shout out, shriek, sibilate, sigh, sing, sing out, smolder, snap, snarl, snort, sob, squall, squawk, squeak, squeal, storm, take fire, thunder, troat, trumpet, turn a hair, twang, ululate, vociferate, wail, war cry, war whoop, warble, whicker, whine, whinny, whisper, whoop, yammer, yap, yawl, yawp, yell, yell out, yelp, yip, yo-ho, yowl

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Etymology

Middle English belwen, from Old English bylgian, cognate with belg “leather bag,” bellan “to roar,” blāwan “to blow”. Cognate with German bellen (to bark), Old Slavonic блея (Russian блеять (baa, bleat)).

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