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Definitions and Synonyms of bowl over | Another word for bowl over | What is bowl over?

Definition 1: overcome with amazement - [verb of cognition]

Samples where bowl over or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This boggles the mind!

Synonyms for bowl over in the sense of this definition

(bowl over is a kind of ...) cause to be surprised

"The news really surprised me"

Definition 2: cause to overturn from an upright or normal position - [verb of motion]

Samples where bowl over or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The cat knocked over the flower vase
  • the clumsy customer turned over the vase
  • he tumped over his beer

Synonyms for bowl over in the sense of this definition

(bowl over is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(bowl over has a similar meaning as ...) turn from an upright or normal position

"The big vase overturned" "The canoe tumped over"

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