Meaning of billow
Pronunciation: (bil'ō), [key]
- a great wave or surge of the sea.
- any surging mass: billows of smoke.
- to rise or roll in or like billows; surge.
- to swell out, puff up, etc., as by the action of wind: flags billowing in the breeze.
- to make rise, surge, swell, or the like: A sudden wind billowed the tent alarmingly.
- billow (Thesaurus)