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  • n. One who bellows.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, bellows.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who bellows.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice


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  • The Confederacy needed a moderate -- one who was practical, not perfunctory; a diplomat, not a zealot; a statesman, not a bellower.

    Dennis Frye: Was there a better choice for C.S.A. president than Jefferson Davis?

  • Van Meter went on to describe how capably Clinton played the crowd, cracking jokes about herself and earning big laughs, and in a later letter to Vogue, a young man would write to kvell about Clinton and take credit for having been the bellower.

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • ‘A — hem!’ cried the same voice; and that, not in the tone of an ordinary clearing of the throat, but in a kind of bellow, which woke up all the echoes in the neighbourhood, and was prolonged to an extent which must have made the unseen bellower quite black in the face.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • Rosie O'Donnell was always more of a bellower than a screecher, and the people in charge of The View didn't like Rosie's blog, but aside from that she was a perfect fit for the show.

    Rosie O’Donnell’s Price Is Right Bid Goes Tits Up

  • It begins, brilliantly, with 'If I Only Knew' by Tom Jones, which I'd still rate as one of the best songs the recently-ennobled Welsh bellower has ever done.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • People think of him as a grunter and a brainless bellower but that's not him, it's the cave-man roles he sings.

    Heppner does Wagner

  • Whilst staying in the town I heard an account from several of the inhabitants, of a hill in the neighbourhood which they called "El Bramador," — the roarer or bellower.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • Siegfried shouts: "Look out, bellower, the swaggerer comes!" and, Nothung in hand, leaps to the assault.

    The Wagnerian Romances

  • Whilst staying in the town I heard an account from several of the inhabitants, of a hill in the neighbourhood which they called “El Bramador, ”—the roarer or bellower.

    Chapter XVI

  • It was a shame, of course, to subject a lovely voice like hers to singing in the great vacancy of all outdoors, to say nothing of forcing it into competition with a shouter and bellower like

    Mary Wollaston


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