UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbəʊlɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈboʊlɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bōling)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n as adj
  1. join a bowling league
  2. have bowling league on [Monday]
  3. go to bowling league on [Monday]
  4. a [ten-pound] bowling ball
  5. bowling shoes
  6. a bowling shirt
  7. go to the bowling alley
  8. on the bowling lawn
  9. has a bowling average of [280]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a [large, small] bowl (of)
  2. a [deep, shallow] bowl (for)
  3. a [glass, plastic, wooden] bowl
  4. a [soup, punch, mixing, salad] bowl
  5. a [fish, goldfish] bowl
  6. the [lid, rim, edge] of the toilet bowl
  7. fill up my bowl (with)
  8. [combine, mix, stir] in a bowl
  9. [pour, spoon, ladle] (it) into a bowl
  10. served in a bowl
  11. a bowl of [candies, fruits, walnuts]
  12. a bowl of [soup, chili, stew]
  13. [eat, take, have, order] a bowl of
  14. would [eat] another bowl (of)
  15. [smoke, hit] a bowl (of)
  16. [cleaned, put tobacco in] the bowl of his pipe
  17. [ate, finished] my entire bowl
  18. polished off a huge bowl of [pasta, spaghetti]
  19. [ski, snowboard] in the (back) bowl
  20. playing in the [pro, championship] bowl
  21. the teams (playing) in the Super Bowl
  22. UK: play (lawn) bowls
n as adj
  1. are (not) in a bowl game (this year)
  1. bowl a [perfect game, strike, frame, spare]
  2. bowling with [your friends, a party]
  3. bowl in a [competition, league]
  4. bowl [competitively, for fun, professionally]
  5. bowl with [control, discipline]
  6. bowled her over in the [street, hall]
  7. bowled me over in his [haste, hurry]
  8. she was bowled over in the [street] (by)
  9. the [news, surprise, sight] bowled us over
  10. completely bowled over (by)
  11. bowled over by the [news, surprise, sight]
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