bowl (Meaning)

Wordnet

bowl (n)

a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids

a concave shape with an open top

a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods

the quantity contained in a bowl

a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling

a wooden ball (with flattened sides so that it rolls on a curved course) used in the game of lawn bowling

a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco

the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)

Wordnet

bowl (v)

roll (a ball)

hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end

engage in the sport of bowling

Webster

bowl (n.)

A concave vessel of various forms (often approximately hemispherical), to hold liquids, etc.

Specifically, a drinking vessel for wine or other spirituous liquors; hence, convivial drinking.

The contents of a full bowl; what a bowl will hold.

The hollow part of a thing; as, the bowl of a spoon.

A ball of wood or other material used for rolling on a level surface in play; a ball of hard wood having one side heavier than the other, so as to give it a bias when rolled.

An ancient game, popular in Great Britain, played with biased balls on a level plat of greensward.

The game of tenpins or bowling.

Webster

bowl (v. t.)

To roll, as a bowl or cricket ball.

To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels; as, we were bowled rapidly along the road.

To pelt or strike with anything rolled.

Webster

bowl (v. i.)

To play with bowls.

To roll a ball on a plane, as at cricket, bowls, etc.

To move rapidly, smoothly, and like a ball; as, the carriage bowled along.

bowl Sentence Examples

  1. She filled the bowl with fresh fruit for breakfast.
  2. The chef carefully stirred the ingredients in the mixing bowl.
  3. The cat lapped up the milk from its bowl eagerly.
  4. He served himself a generous portion of soup in a ceramic bowl.
  5. The bowling ball rolled down the alley, aiming for the pins at the end of the lane.
  6. She placed the bowl of popcorn on the coffee table for everyone to share.
  7. The children giggled as they took turns spinning the colorful bowl on the table.
  8. He scooped a handful of candy from the bowl on the counter.
  9. The artist shaped the clay into a beautiful bowl on the pottery wheel.
  10. The team celebrated their victory by passing around the championship bowl.

FAQs About the word bowl

a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids, a concave shape with an open top, a dish that is round and open at the top for

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She filled the bowl with fresh fruit for breakfast.

The chef carefully stirred the ingredients in the mixing bowl.

The cat lapped up the milk from its bowl eagerly.

He served himself a generous portion of soup in a ceramic bowl.