Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


In a storm on Hallowe'en is heard the belling of his hounds.

Then arose the question, who should bell the cat, or rather, who should lead the cat to the belling.

Just then too, I heard the belling bay of the hound Master, and waited for the next.

Lī′bellant, one who brings a libel; Lī′beller; Lī′belling, defaming.

And those shrill cries now belling through the mountain heights ought to draw everyone of their species within miles.

Baying, belling, she was now bounding across lots to investigate.

Not far below them, belling musically through the dusk, came the song of the ripples.

Conan realized with a crawling of his skin that beyond the wall the belling voice had ceased.

Their cry is peculiar, being something between the belling of a deer and the neigh of a horse.

It is said that one town alone was obliged to furnish the Prussian general, Belling, with fifty girls.