Synonyms for bowls


1. lawn bowling, bowls, bowling
usage: a bowling game played on a level lawn with biased wooden balls that are rolled at a jack


1. lawn bowling, bowls, bowling
usage: a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;
2. bowl, vessel
usage: a concave shape with an open top
3. bowl, trough, concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature
usage: a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods
4. bowl, dish
usage: the quantity contained in a bowl
5. bowl, bowlful, containerful
usage: a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
6. stadium, bowl, arena, sports stadium, structure, construction
usage: a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling
7. bowling ball, bowl, ball
usage: a wooden ball (with flattened sides so that it rolls on a curved course) used in the game of lawn bowling
8. bowl, ball
usage: a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco
9. bowl, pipe bowl, container
usage: the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)


1. bowl, wheel, roll
usage: roll (a ball)
2. bowl, hurl, hurtle, cast
usage: hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end
3. bowl, play
usage: engage in the sport of bowling; "My parents like to bowl on Friday nights"
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