Bowl vs Bowllike - What's the difference?

bowl | bowllike |


As a noun 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.

As an adjective bowllike is

resembling a bowl or some aspect of one.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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

    bowllike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a bowl or some aspect of one.