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Meaning of BOWLING

Pronunciation:  'bowling

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the playing of a game of tenpins or duckpins etc
  2. [n]  (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman
  3. [n]  a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over

BOWLING is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 See Also: bosie, bosie ball, candlepin bowling, candlepins, Chinaman, duckpins, game, googly, lawn bowling, ninepins, no ball, playing, roll, run-up, skittles, tenpin bowling, tenpins, throw, wrong 'un



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bowl"ing\, n.
The act of playing at or rolling bowls, or of rolling the
ball at cricket; the game of bowls or of tenpins.

{Bowling alley}, a covered place for playing at bowls or

{Bowling green}, a level piece of greensward or smooth ground
   for bowling, as the small park in lower Broadway, New
   York, where the Dutch of New Amsterdam played this game.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are bowling, refers to the strikes, hits, and misses in your life. Perhaps you are expressing some regrets if you are bowling a bad game. And if you are bowling strike after strike, then it suggests that you are on your way toward a successful future. It may also be a pun on your striking performance and/or stellar ability. Dreaming that you bowl a gutter ball, suggests that you are stuck in a rut and need to make some changes of where your life is headed. Alternatively, bowling and bowling alleys may also be a metaphor for sexual conquest. Consider all the sexual innuendos that are at play in the bowling alley. The pin deck is symbolic of the womb or vagina (as is with with any dark receptacle like caves, bowls, containers, etc.) The pins and bowling balls, can be viewed as masculine symbols.