bel|low1 [ˈbeləu US -lou] v
[: Old English; Origin: bylgian]
1.) [I and T]
to shout loudly in a deep voice
= ↑yell
'That's your problem!' bellowed Hurley.
Tony was bellowing orders from upstairs.
to make the deep sound that a ↑bull makes
bellow 2
bellow2 [i]n
[Sense: 1-2; Date: 1700-1800; Origin: BELLOW1]
[Sense: 3-4; Date: 1100-1200; Origin: Probably from Old English belg; BELLY1]
1.) a loud deep shout
His voice rose to a bellow.
a bellow of rage/laughter etc
Alex gave another bellow of laughter.
2.) the deep sound that a ↑bull makes
3.) bellows [plural]
a) an object used for blowing air into a fire to make it burn better
b) part of a musical instrument that pushes air through pipes to produce a sound, for example in an ↑organ

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