Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of cowl | Another word for cowl | What is cowl?

Definition 1: protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where cowl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars
  • the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine

Synonyms for cowl in the sense of this definition

(cowl is a kind of ...) a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

"they had no protection from the fallout" "wax provided protection for the floors"

(cowl is a part of ...) an ornament on the front of the hood of a car emblematic of the manufacturer

(... is part of cowl) an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets

"the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"

(... is part of cowl) a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine

"he needs a car to get to work"

Definition 2: a loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk) - [noun denoting artifact]

(cowl is a kind of ...) a headdress that protects the head and face

Definition 3: cover with or as with a cowl - [verb of contact]

Samples where cowl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • cowl the boys and veil the girls

(cowl is a kind of ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

More words

Another word for cowhouse

Another word for cowhide

Another word for cowherd

Another word for cowherb

Another word for cowhand

Another word for cowl muscle

Another word for cowl-shaped

Another word for cowled

Another word for cowlick

Another word for cowling


Other word for cowling

cowling meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce cowling