English dictionary

billow meaning and definition

BILLOW noun

Definition of billow (noun)

  1. a large sea wave

BILLOW verb

Definition of billow (verb)

  1. rise up as if in waves
    • "smoke billowed up into the sky"
    • synonyms: wallow
  2. move with great difficulty
    • "The soldiers billowed across the muddy riverbed"
  3. rise and move, as in waves or billows
  4. become inflated
Source: Princeton University Wordnet