bellow


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bellow

a loud cry of an animal; to roar; to utter in a loud voice
Not to be confused with:
bellows – a device producing a strong current of air; the lungs

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.

bellow

(ˈbɛləʊ)
vb
1. (intr) to make a loud deep raucous cry like that of a bull; roar
2. to shout (something) unrestrainedly, as in anger or pain; bawl
n
3. (Zoology) the characteristic noise of a bull
4. a loud deep sound, as of pain or anger
[C14: probably from Old English bylgan; related to bellan to bell2]
ˈbellower n

Bellow

(ˈbɛləʊ)
n
(Biography) Saul. 1915–2005, US novelist, born in Canada. His works include Dangling Man (1944), The Adventures of Angie March (1954), Herzog (1964), Humboldt's Gift (1975), The Dean's December (1981), and Ravelstein (2000): Nobel prize for literature 1976

bel•low

(ˈbɛl oʊ)
v.i.
1. to emit the loud hollow cry typical of a bull.
2. to roar; bawl.
v.t.
3. to utter in a loud deep voice.
n.
4. an act or sound of bellowing.
[before 1000; Middle English belwen, akin to Old English bylgan to roar (akin to bell 2)]
bel′low•er, n.

Bel•low

(ˈbɛl oʊ)

n.
Saul, born 1915, U.S. novelist, born in Canada: Nobel prize 1976.

bellow


Past participle: bellowed
Gerund: bellowing

Imperative
bellow
bellow
Present
I bellow
you bellow
he/she/it bellows
we bellow
you bellow
they bellow
Preterite
I bellowed
you bellowed
he/she/it bellowed
we bellowed
you bellowed
they bellowed
Present Continuous
I am bellowing
you are bellowing
he/she/it is bellowing
we are bellowing
you are bellowing
they are bellowing
Present Perfect
I have bellowed
you have bellowed
he/she/it has bellowed
we have bellowed
you have bellowed
they have bellowed
Past Continuous
I was bellowing
you were bellowing
he/she/it was bellowing
we were bellowing
you were bellowing
they were bellowing
Past Perfect
I had bellowed
you had bellowed
he/she/it had bellowed
we had bellowed
you had bellowed
they had bellowed
Future
I will bellow
you will bellow
he/she/it will bellow
we will bellow
you will bellow
they will bellow
Future Perfect
I will have bellowed
you will have bellowed
he/she/it will have bellowed
we will have bellowed
you will have bellowed
they will have bellowed
Future Continuous
I will be bellowing
you will be bellowing
he/she/it will be bellowing
we will be bellowing
you will be bellowing
they will be bellowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bellowing
you have been bellowing
he/she/it has been bellowing
we have been bellowing
you have been bellowing
they have been bellowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bellowing
you will have been bellowing
he/she/it will have been bellowing
we will have been bellowing
you will have been bellowing
they will have been bellowing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bellowing
you had been bellowing
he/she/it had been bellowing
we had been bellowing
you had been bellowing
they had been bellowing
Conditional
I would bellow
you would bellow
he/she/it would bellow
we would bellow
you would bellow
they would bellow
Past Conditional
I would have bellowed
you would have bellowed
he/she/it would have bellowed
we would have bellowed
you would have bellowed
they would have bellowed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bellow - a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)bellow - a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
2.Bellow - United States author (born in Canada) whose novels influenced American literature after World War II (1915-2005)
Verb1.bellow - shout loudly and without restraintbellow - shout loudly and without restraint  
shout - utter in a loud voice; talk in a loud voice (usually denoting characteristic manner of speaking); "My grandmother is hard of hearing--you'll have to shout"
2.bellow - make a loud noise, as of animalbellow - make a loud noise, as of animal; "The bull bellowed"
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

bellow

verb
1. shout, call, cry (out), scream, roar, yell, howl, shriek, clamour, bawl, holler (informal) He bellowed the information into the telephone.
noun
1. shout, call, cry, scream, roar, yell, howl, shriek, bell, clamour, bawl a bellow of tearful rage

bellow

verb
To speak or say very loudly or with a shout:
noun
A loud, deep, prolonged sound:
Translations
صِياُح الغَضَب، جُؤاريَجْأر، يَصيحُ غَضَبا
řvanířvát
brølebrølen
ärjyntä
öskraöskur
bliovimasstaugtisustaugtiužbliauti
aurošanaaurotbaurošanabaurot
böğürmeböğürmek

bellow

[ˈbeləʊ]
A. N [of bull etc] → bramido m; [of person] → rugido m
B. VI [animal] → bramar; [person] → rugir
C. VT (also bellow out) [+ order, song] → gritar

bellow

[ˈbɛləʊ]
vi
[person] → brailler
[bull, cow] → mugir, beugler
vt [+ orders] → hurler
n [person] → hurlement m

bellow

vi (animal, person)brüllen; (singing also) → grölen (inf); to bellow at somebodyjdn anbrüllen
vt (also bellow out)brüllen; song alsogrölen (inf)
nBrüllen nt

bellow

[ˈbɛləʊ]
1. n (of bull) → muggito; (of person) → urlo
2. vi (see n) → muggire, urlare (a squarciagola)
3. vt (also bellow out) (order, song) → urlare (a squarciagola)

bellow

(ˈbeləu) verb
to roar like a bull. The headmaster bellowed at the children.
noun
an act of roaring.
References in classic literature ?
Two terrible lions had fastened on a bellowing bull that was with the foremost cows, and bellow as he might they haled him, while the dogs and men gave chase: the lions tore through the bull's thick hide and were gorging on his blood and bowels, but the herdsmen were afraid to do anything, and only hounded on their dogs; the dogs dared not fasten on the lions but stood by barking and keeping out of harm's way.
Instantly the brute sprang to his feet with a bellow of pain and rage, and at the same instant Tarzan rushed in upon his left side with the stone knife, striking repeatedly behind the shoulder.
The beast began to roar and bellow, till all the birds of the wood flew away for fright; but the horse let him sing on, and made his way quietly over the fields to his master's house.
Without waiting for an answer from Philip the big man burst into a great bellow of laughter.
As they halted thus the lieutenant again be- gan to bellow profanely.
Mowgli heard an answering bellow from the foot of the ravine, saw Shere Khan turn (the tiger knew if the worst came to the worst it was better to meet the bulls than the cows with their calves), and then Rama tripped, stumbled, and went on again over something soft, and, with the bulls at his heels, crashed full into the other herd, while the weaker buffaloes were lifted clean off their feet by the shock of the meeting.
Upon one side of the doomed pair the thag bellowed and advanced, and upon the other tarag, the frightful, crept toward them with gaping mouth and dripping fangs.
They bellowed and pawed up the soft earth with their hoofs, rolling their eyes and tossing their heads.
But here was Brother Bellows, who had been in the great Bank case, and who could probably tell us more.
He held a pair of bellows upon his knee, with which he had apparently been endeavouring to rouse it into more cheerful action; but he had fallen into deep thought; and with his arms folded on them, and his chin resting on his thumbs, fixed his eyes, abstractedly, on the rusty bars.
He had a large pair of bellows, with a long slender muzzle of ivory: this he conveyed eight inches up the anus, and drawing in the wind, he affirmed he could make the guts as lank as a dried bladder.
A great bull pawed the ground and bellowed as his bloodshot eyes discovered the intruder; but the ape-man passed across their front as though ignorant of their existence.