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noun as in hollow, concave container

verb as in roll a ball down a lane

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Example Sentences

When the marketing guy decided to work from his dining room because it “helped him think” to be able to pour himself a bowl of Lucky Charms cereal whenever he felt the urge, he didn’t have to get permission from management.

Like Goldilocks chasing down that perfect bowl, Williams is among a dedicated class of professional and amateur cooks around the world who compete each year to serve the best bowl of, essentially, gruel.

From Eater

By day, ski off 11,000-foot peaks with narrow chutes, aspen groves, and wide-open bowls.

Once that’s done, spoon the rice into a bowl, crack two raw eggs atop it, and add some soy sauce and furikake.

Of course, the situation could change by the time the college football season kicks off or before the bowl games begin at the end of this year and into 2021.

From Digiday

In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.

Place the thinly sliced shallots in a medium bowl and pour buttermilk over to coat.

Prepare a large bowl with water and ice along with a strainer.

Combine the cold butter and flour in the bowl of a food processor.

Set a heatproof bowl over a pot of gently simmering water, making sure that the bowl does not touch the surface of the water.

Each man in the room was smoking a pipe, which consisted of a brass bowl and a reed stem over three feet long.

Yet though discharged from drinking himself, he was not hindered from making a bowl of punch to his friends.

The old highway followed the very brink of the Punch Bowl, and was in winter-time extremely dangerous for coaches.

We were shown how the bowl or vase was burned, shrinking to nearly half its size in the process.

The first and largest of these had a thick bamboo stem, an amber mouthpiece, and a tiny, disproportionate bowl of brass.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bowl, such as: basin, dish, pot, urn, boat, and casserole.

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