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Definition of "bellow" []

  • To make the deep roaring sound characteristic of a bull. (verb-intransitive)
  • To shout in a deep voice. (verb-intransitive)
  • To utter in a loud, powerful voice. See Synonyms at shout. (verb-transitive)
  • The roar of a large animal, such as a bull. (noun)
  • A very loud utterance or other sound. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bellow" in a sentence
  • "Anyway, on the bright side you do not have to run the heat at all during the day ... sometimes, and even in bellow 40 degrees temps, you actually have to open the windows because it gets too hot!"
  • "My husband still laughs when he thinks about the first time he stepped onto the dirt floor of this place and heard a customer bellow from the back, "Hey, man - do you have Canadian Hunter in a fifth" (pronounced "fey-uth" - because those folks know how to create two syllable words out of one)."
  • "One reader writes, I know you are busy so what I write bellow is just background to the question above."