bellower


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

bel·low

 (bĕl′ō)
v. bel·lowed, bel·low·ing, bel·lows
v.intr.
1. To make the deep roaring sound characteristic of a bull.
2. To shout in a deep voice.
v.tr.
To utter in a loud, powerful voice. See Synonyms at yell.
n.
1. The roar of a large animal, such as a bull.
2. A very loud utterance or other sound.

[Middle English belwen, perhaps from Old English belgan, to be enraged, and bylgan, to bellow.]

bel′low·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bellower - someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voicebellower - someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
communicator - a person who communicates with others
crier - a peddler who shouts to advertise the goods he sells
References in classic literature ?
cried the same voice; and that, not in the tone of an ordinary clearing of the throat, but in a kind of bellow, which woke up all the echoes in the neighbourhood, and was prolonged to an extent which must have made the unseen bellower quite black in the face.
Whilst staying in the town I heard an account from several of the inhabitants, of a hill in the neighbourhood which they called "El Bramador," -- the roarer or bellower.
Henry Rollins The ultra-intense former punk bellower has become known as a bit of a renaissance man over the years, having chanced his heavily tattooed arm as a novelist, stand-up comic, TV presenter and DJ.