Pitcher vs Bowl - What's the difference?

pitcher | bowl |


As nouns the difference between pitcher and bowl

is that pitcher is one who pitches anything, as hay, quoits, a ball, etc or pitcher can be a wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar with a large ear or handle while bowl is a roughly hemispherical container used to hold, mix or present food, such as salad, fruit or soup, or other items or bowl can be the ball rolled by players in the game of lawn bowls.

As a verb bowl is

(label) to roll or throw (a ball) in the correct manner in cricket and similar games and sports.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

pitcher

English

(Webster 1913)

Etymology 1

(wikipedia pitcher) (to throw, etc. ) + -er

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who pitches anything, as hay, quoits, a ball, etc.
  • (baseball, softball), the player who delivers the ball to the batter.
  • (chiefly, US, colloquial) The top partner in a homosexual relationship or penetrator in a sexual encounter between two men.
  • (obsolete) A sort of crowbar for digging.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) picher, from (etyl) pichier, . More at (l).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar with a large ear or handle.
  • (botany) A tubular or cuplike appendage or expansion of the leaves of certain plants. See .
  • Derived terms
    * little pitchers have big ears

    Anagrams

    * ----

    bowl

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) (m), .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A roughly hemispherical container used to hold, mix or present food, such as salad, fruit or soup, or other items.
  • As much as is held by a bowl.
  • A haircut in which straight hair is cut at an even height around the edges, forming a bowl shape.
  • A round crater (or similar) in the ground.
  • The part of a spoon that holds content, as opposed to the handle.
  • a part of a pipe or bong packed with marijuana for smoking
  • * 2010 , Mark Arax, West of the West , page 221
  • “Purple smoke is no joke. Especially when it is real purple. The smell, taste, and high is easily one of the best in the world. One bowl of some purple Kush, and I'm done for a couple of hours.
    Let's smoke a bowl!
  • (label) An elliptical-shaped stadium or amphitheater resembling a bowl.
  • (label) a postseason football competition, a bowl game (i.e. Rose Bowl, Super Bowl)
  • Synonyms
    * (as much as is held by a bowl) bowlful * (haircut) bowl cut, pudding bowl * (crater) crater, hollow
    Derived terms
    {{der3, bowl cut, bowl-cut , bowl game , dustbowl , fruit bowl , mixing bowl , pudding bowl , salad bowl , singing bowl , soup bowl , toilet bowl}}

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) (m), (m), from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The ball rolled by players in the game of lawn bowls.
  • The action of bowling a ball.
  • The game of bowls.
  • Synonyms
    * (bowls) lawn bowls, lawn bowling

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (label) To roll or throw (a ball) in the correct manner in cricket and similar games and sports.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Break all the spokes and fellies from her wheel, / And bowl the round nave down the hill of heaven.
  • (label) To throw the ball (in cricket and similar games and sports).
  • To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels.
  • To pelt or strike with anything rolled.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Alas, I had rather be set quick i' the earth, / And bowled to death with turnips.
    Derived terms
    {{der3, bowl along , bowler , bowling , bowling alley , bowling ball , bowl out , bowl over}}

    Anagrams

    * blow 1000 English basic words