Definition of 'bellow'
Example sentences containing 'bellow'
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Push it hard and the exhaust begins to bellow like an angry bull. Times, Sunday Times (2008)During our interview he lets out a bellow of rage and begins to cry. Times, Sunday Times (2013)From high up in the stand the manager bellowed instructions to the players via the touchline. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The machine begins with a fan being turned by air from a bellows. THE STRATEGY MACHINE (2002)To have tens of thousands of fans bellowing encouragement instead of turning on their side is an advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Consider a classic experiment where volunteers were told to bellow as loud as they could as part of a shouting competition. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ten metres from them, he bellowed like a crazy man. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In shouting and bellowing and making wild grabs at him, they had only inspired further noise. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)He bellowed in pain yet managed to struggle to his feet, fending off his assailant before collapsing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Then we began the second half the walk through countryside, stopping to marvel nervously at an enraged bull bellowing from a field. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is a staggering noise, a bellow, the sound of wanton consumption. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Five goalless draws in the last nine games has got Old Trafford fans bellowing for them to attack. The Sun (2015)As spring dawns, the glacier noise can grow into bellowing groans, like a bear coming out of hibernation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And we hoped a deep roar would bellow from a gleaming example of exquisite design, superior build quality and space-age technology. The Sun (2010)
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Used Occasionally. bellow is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'bellow'
British English: bellow VERB
If someone bellows, they shout angrily in a loud, deep voice.
'I didn't ask to be born!' she bellowed.
I could hear the crowd bellowing.
Definition of bellow from the Collins English Dictionary
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