how to pronounce bower


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bower is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of bower in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… like Bower in 1984 or damaged at all …”

meanings of bower


  1. A muscle that bends a limb, especially the arm.
  2. A dwelling; a picturesque country cottage, especially one that is used as a retreat.
  3. A young hawk, when it begins to leave the nest.
  4. Either of the two highest trumps in euchre.
  5. A shady, leafy shelter or recess in a garden or woods.
  6. One who bows or bends.
  7. One who plays any of several bow instruments, such as the musical bow or diddley bow.
  8. A large structure made of grass and bright objects, used by the bower bird during courtship displays.
  9. A bedroom or private apartments, especially for a woman in a medieval castle.
  10. A type of ship's anchor, carried at the bow.
  11. A peasant; a farmer.


  1. To lodge.
  2. To embower; to enclose.


  1. A surname​.

bower frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bower occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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