Meaning of bowling
Pronunciation: (bō'ling), [key]
- any of several games in which players standing at one end of an alley or green roll balls at standing objects or toward a mark at the other end, esp. a game in which a heavy ball is rolled from one end of a wooden alley at wooden pins set up at the opposite end. Cf. boccie, candlepin (def. 2),(def. 2),(def. 2),(def. 2).
- the game of bowls.
- an act or instance of playing or participating in any such game: Bowling is a pleasant way to exercise.
- bowling (Thesaurus)