Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: billowing
IPA transcription: [b'ɪloʊɪŋ]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: billowy, billowing(a), surging
    Meaning: characterized by great swelling waves or surges; "billowy storm clouds"; "the restless billowing sea"; "surging waves"
Usage examples
  • Dick looked back, and he saw once more that vast billowing cloud of dust made by the marching army.
  • The gray, picturesque Cathedral Range bounds it on the south; a similar range or spur, the highest peak of which is Mount Conness, on the north; the noble Mounts Dana, Gibbs, Mammoth, Lyell, McClure and others on the axis of the Range on the east; a heaving, billowing crowd of glacier-polished rocks and Mount Hoffman on the west.