Learn how to say Bowled correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word bowl:
1a wooden or hard rubber ball, slightly asymmetrical so that it runs on a curved course, used in the game of bowls.
a large ball with indentations for gripping, used in tenpin bowling.
a wooden ball or disc used in playing skittles.
2a spell or turn of bowling in cricket.
1 [with object and adverbial of direction] roll (a ball or other round object) along the ground:
she snatched her hat off and bowled it ahead of her
2 [with object] Cricket (of a bowler) propel (the ball) with a straight arm towards the batsman, typically in such a way that the ball bounces once:
Lillee bowled another bouncer
Sobers bowled to Willis
(also bowl someone out) dismiss (a batsman) by knocking down the wicket with the ball which one has bowled:
Stewart was bowled for 33
(bowl a side out) get an entire team out:
they bowled Lancashire out for 143
3 [no object, with adverbial of direction] British move rapidly and smoothly in a specified direction:
they bowled along the country roads
bowl someone over
knock someone down:
he was almost bowling people over in his haste
informal greatly impress someone by one’s good qualities, looks, or achievements:
when he met Angela he was just bowled over by her
late Middle English (in the general sense ‘ball’): from Old French boule, from Latin bulla ‘bubble’