Synonyms of bowl in English

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bowl1


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verb

1‘he got a wicket for every thirty balls he bowled’

SYNONYMS
pitch, throw, propel, hurl, toss, lob, loft, fling, launch, let fly, shy, cast, project, send, deliver
spin, roll
informal chuck, sling, bung, heave, buzz, whang
North American informal peg
Australian informal hoy
New Zealand informal bish

2‘the car bowled along the country roads’

SYNONYMS
hurtle, speed, career, shoot, streak, sweep, hare, fly, wing
drive, motor, move, travel, go, proceed
informal belt, pelt, tear, scoot, tool
British informal bomb, bucket, shift, go like the clappers
North American informal clip, boogie, hightail, barrel
archaic post, hie

Synonyms of bowl in English

: bowl1bowl2

bowl2


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noun

1‘she cracked two eggs into a bowl’

SYNONYMS
dish, basin, pan, pot, crock, crucible, mortar
container, vessel, receptacle, repository
pudding bowl, soup bowl, fruit bowl, punchbowl, mixing bowl, sugar bowl, finger bowl, rose bowl
crater
historical jorum, mazer, porringer, reservatory

2‘the town lay half a mile away in a shallow bowl’

SYNONYMS
hollow, valley, dip, depression, indentation, well, trough, crater, cavity, concavity, sinkhole, hole, pit, excavation
dust bowl
British punchbowl

3‘they are playing a concert at the Hollywood Bowl next month’

SYNONYMS
stadium, arena, amphitheatre, coliseum, colosseum
enclosure, ground
circus, hippodrome
informal park
rare cirque

Phrases

    bowl someone over

    1‘the explosion bowled us over’


    SYNONYMS
    knock down, knock over, bring down, fell, floor, prostrate
    catch off balance

    2‘I have been bowled over by everyone's generosity’


    SYNONYMS
    overwhelm, astound, amaze, astonish, surprise, impress, overawe, dumbfound, stagger, stun, daze, bewilder, nonplus, shock, startle, shake, take aback, leave open-mouthed, leave aghast
    take someone's breath away, strike dumb, catch off balance
    informal knock for six, knock sideways, throw, floor, flabbergast, faze, blow someone's mind, blow away