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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To emit a deep, bull-like roar.

Usage examples (34)
  • The buffalo emitted a long bellow at the sight of her calf.
  • His bellow filled the hallway
  • One reader writes, I know you are busy so what I write bellow is just background to the question above.
  • Koalas also communicate with each other by making a noise like a snore and then a belch, known as a "bellow" for more
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  • The "bellow" (loud roar) of the "bellows" (device for blowing air on files or through a musical organ) can be heard "below" (underneath) the "billow" (wave of water, sound, or fabric).
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