Meaning of trowel
Pronunciation: (trou'ul), [key]
— n., v., -eled, -el•ing -elled, -el•ling.
- any of various tools having a flat blade with a handle, used for depositing and working mortar, plaster, etc.
- a similar tool with a curved, scooplike blade, used in gardening for taking up plants, turning up earth, etc.
- to apply, shape, smooth, or dig with or as if with a trowel.
- trowel (Thesaurus)