HyperDic: bowed

English > 4 senses of the word bowed:
ADJECTIVEallbowedof a stringed instrument
allbowed, arced, arched, arching, arciform, arcuateforming or resembling an arch
allbowed, bandy, bandy-legged, bowleg, bowleggedhave legs that curve outward at the knees
allbowed, bowingshowing an excessively deferential manner
bowed > pronunciation
Soundsbaw'd; bow'd
Rhymesaloud ... unbowed: 15 rhymes with awd...
abode ... workload: 51 rhymes with owd...
English > bowed: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a stringed instrument; sounded by stroking with a bow.
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Narrowerarco(of instruments in the violin family) to be played with the bow
OppositepluckedOf a stringed instrument
English > bowed: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningforming or resembling an arch.
Synonymsarced, arched, arching, arciform, arcuate
CategoryarchitectureThe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
Broadercurved, curvingHaving or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend
Spanishabovedado, arciforme, arqueado, corvo
Catalanarcat, corbat, encorbat
English > bowed: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHave legs that curve outward at the knees.
Synonymsbandy, bandy-legged, bowleg, bowlegged
Broaderunfitnot in good physical or mental condition
English > bowed: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningshowing an excessively deferential manner.
Synonymbowing
BroadersubmissiveInclined or willing / willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination

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