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See definition of billowing on Dictionary.com
  • as inbaggy
  • as involuminous

synonyms for billowing

  • floppy
  • oversize
  • roomy
  • bulging
  • droopy
  • flabby
  • ill-fitting
  • loose
  • sagging
  • slack
  • unshapely

antonyms for billowing

MOST RELEVANT
  • firm
  • fitting
  • tight
  • lacking
  • meager
  • little
  • slight
  • small
  • tiny
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How to use billowing in a sentence

The trees creak in the wind, the air smells of purity, and my eyes jump among the beckoning billows of untracked powder.
SKIING WEST VIRGINIA’S ‘CANADIAN VALLEY’ IN A BANNER SEASONJOHN BRILEYFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The white road lay like a carelessly flung thread on the billowing plateau land.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
There was an instant of quiet, then dust spurted from the deep hole, followed by billowing clouds of pulverized rock.
THE FLAMING MOUNTAINHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
From where Tam hung he could see billowing smoke clouds appear in every direction.
TAM O' THE SCOOTSEDGAR WALLACE
They fell backwards in a sudden expansion of rubbery wings, as though they had stumbled into billowing dark canvas.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
They leapt athwart clouds of smoke which drove, billowing, across the sky, sprayed by showers of sparks.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
Flowers were everywhere, doors stood open, and breezes blew in at the windows, billowing the straight scrim curtains.
THE CAMERONS OF HIGHBOROBETH B. GILCHRIST
From beneath the billowing, flounced skirt the two satin points of her slippers showed.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
And gradually the earnest, immovable uniformity of accentuation is changed into a more billowing, rhythmic fluidity.
MILE VERHAERENSTEFAN ZWEIG
But no description is given of the figure seated on it; only His train—the billowing folds of His robes—filled the temple.
THE PREACHER AND HIS MODELSJAMES STALKER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BILLOWING

  • billowing
  • bulging
  • droopy
  • flabby
  • floppy
  • ill-fitting
  • loose
  • oversize
  • roomy
  • sagging
  • slack
  • unshapely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.