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British English: /bəʊl/
American English: /boʊl/

Translation of bowl in French:


transitive verb

  • 1 (roll)
    faire rouler
    (hoop, ball)

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Sport) to bowl to somebody
    lancer la balle à quelqu'un
  • 2 (American English) (go bowling)
    aller au bowling

Phrasal verbs

bowl out

bowl [somebody] out
mettre [quelqu'un] hors jeu

bowl over

bowl [somebody] over 1.1 (knock down)
1.2 (impress)
she was totally bowled over
elle était sidérée

Definition of bowl in:

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