Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: lowell
IPA transcription: [l'oʊəl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Lowell, Abbott_Lawrence_Lowell
    Meaning: United States educator and president of Harvard University (1856-1943)
  • Synonyms: Lowell, Amy_Lowell
    Meaning: United States poet (1874-1925)
  • Synonyms: Lowell, Percival_Lowell
    Meaning: United States astronomer whose studies of Mars led him to conclude that Mars was inhabited (1855-1916)
  • Synonyms: Lowell, Robert_Lowell, Robert_Traill_Spence_Lowell_Jr.
    Meaning: United States poet (1917-1977)
Usage examples
  • I have heard a young boarding-school graduate embarrass a whole room-full of excellent and educated people by asking a young gentleman if he did not think Longfellow very inferior to Lowell in his love poems.
  • The materials were taken back to their original site, and a fine marble structure now encloses the precious relics of the birthplace of "the first American," as Lowell calls Lincoln in his great "Commemoration Ode."