noun (plural bowels), usually plural except in medical or attributive use
- the intestines or gut
- a part or division of the intestines, usually the large intestine.
- (plural) the (deep) interior of something generally viewed as a container.
- Slaves were manacled in the bowels of the ship.
- (plural, archaic) the seat of pity or the gentler emotions.
Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for bowel for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.
Full Definition of bowel