Definition of bowl

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • bowl is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 9
  • bowl is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 9
  • bowl is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 11

Definition of bowl


  • a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. pipe bowl
  • a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. bowling ball
  • the quantity contained in a bowl (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. bowlful
  • the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. roll
  • a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. arena
    2. sports stadium
    3. stadium
  • a concave shape with an open top (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. trough
  • a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods (noun)
  • a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids (noun)
  • a wooden ball (with flattened sides so that it rolls on a curved course) used in the game of lawn bowling (noun)
  • engage in the sport of bowling (verb)

    Examples

    1. My parents like to bowl on Friday nights
  • hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end (verb)
  • roll (a ball) (verb)

See definition of bowl in Merriam Webster

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