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English noun: bellow

1. bellow (communication) a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)

SamplesHis bellow filled the hallway.

Synonymsbellowing, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl

Broader (hypernym)call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell

2. Bellow (person) United States author (born in Canada) whose novels influenced American literature after World War II (1915-2005)

SynonymsSaul Bellow, Solomon Bellow

Instance hypernymauthor, writer

English verb: bellow

1. bellow (communication) shout loudly and without restraint


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)shout

2. bellow (communication) make a loud noise, as of animal

SamplesThe bull bellowed.

ExamplesYou can hear animals bellow in the meadows, The meadows bellow with animals


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

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