Definition of 'bowels'
Example sentences containing 'bowels'
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Then, with a chill of understanding which turned my bowels to ice, I realized that I was not smelling cigarette smoke. A CONVICTION OF GUILT (2001)It was like extracting his hand from the bowels of something dead or dying. EVERVILLE (2001)In fact nobody truly understood what was happening in the bowels of the house. COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
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Translations for 'bowels'
British English: bowels /ˈbaʊəlz/ NOUN
Your bowels are the tubes in your body through which digested food passes through your stomach.
Eating fruit and vegetables can help to keep your bowels healthy.
- American English: bowels
- Arabic: بَطْن
- Brazilian Portuguese: intestino
- Chinese: 肠
- Croatian: crijeva
- Czech: střeva
- Danish: tarme
- Dutch: darmen
- European Spanish: intestinos
- Finnish: suolisto
- French: intestins
- German: Eingeweide
- Greek: έντερα
- Italian: viscere
- Japanese: 腸
- Korean: 내장 내장
- Norwegian: innvoller
- Polish: wnętrzności
- European Portuguese: intestino
- Romanian: intestine
- Russian: кишечник
- Spanish: intestinos
- Swedish: mage
- Thai: ลำไส้
- Turkish: bağırsaklar
- Ukrainian: кишечник
- Vietnamese: ruột ruột
Definition of bowels from the Collins English Dictionary
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