Definition of "bowels" []

  • Innards; entrails
  • The deep or innermost part (esp in the phrase the bowels of the earth)
  • The emotions, esp of pity or sympathy
  • Plural form of bowel. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • The deepest or innermost part. (noun)
  • The concept or quality that defines something at its very core. (noun)
  • The intestines. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bowels" in a sentence
  • "Fastened to the sides of the winding tunnels, the tubes gave new visual meaning to the phrase "bowels of the Earth.""
  • "We English even, fastidious as we are, employ the term bowels as a natural symbolization for the affections of pity, mercy, or parental and brotherly affection."
  • "Mrs Wilson has had an inflammation in her bowels, is recovered, and gaining strength."