Synonyms of bowl in English

: bowl1bowl2

bowl1


See definition of bowl

verb

1‘he got a wicket for every thirty balls he bowled’

SYNONYMS

pitch, throw, propel, hurl, toss, lob, loft, fling, launch, let fly, shy, cast, project, send, deliver

spin, roll

informal chuck, sling, bung, heave, buzz, whang

North American informal peg

Australian informal hoy

NZ informal bish

2‘the car bowled along the country roads’

SYNONYMS

hurtle, speed, career, shoot, streak, sweep, hare, fly, wing

drive, motor, move, travel, go, proceed

informal belt, pelt, tear, scoot, tool

British informal bomb, bucket, shift, go like the clappers

North American informal clip, boogie, hightail, barrel

archaic post, hie


Synonyms of bowl in English

: bowl1bowl2

bowl2


See definition of bowl

noun

1‘she cracked two eggs into a bowl’

SYNONYMS

dish, basin, pan, pot, crock, crucible, mortar

container, vessel, receptacle, repository

pudding bowl, soup bowl, fruit bowl, punchbowl, mixing bowl, sugar bowl, finger bowl, rose bowl

crater

historical jorum, mazer, porringer, reservatory

2‘the town lay half a mile away in a shallow bowl’

SYNONYMS

hollow, valley, dip, depression, indentation, well, trough, crater, cavity, concavity, sinkhole, hole, pit, excavation

dust bowl

British punchbowl

3‘they are playing a concert at the Hollywood Bowl next month’

SYNONYMS

stadium, arena, amphitheatre, coliseum, colosseum

North American enclosure, ground

North American circus, hippodrome

North American informal park

North American rare cirque


Phrases

    bowl someone over

      1‘the explosion bowled us over’

      SYNONYMS

      knock down, knock over, bring down, fell, floor, prostrate

      catch off balance

      2‘I have been bowled over by everyone's generosity’

      SYNONYMS

      overwhelm, astound, amaze, astonish, surprise, impress, overawe, dumbfound, stagger, stun, daze, bewilder, nonplus, shock, startle, shake, take aback, leave open-mouthed, leave aghast

      informal

      take someone's breath away, strike dumb, catch off balance

      informal

      knock for six, knock sideways, throw, floor, flabbergast, faze, blow someone's mind, blow away