Definitions For Bow


  • A stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments
  • A slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments
  • A weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow
  • Front part of a vessel or aircraft
  • A knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
  • A decorative interlacing of ribbons
  • An appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience
  • Bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
  • Something curved in shape


  • Yield to another's wish or opinion
  • Bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
  • Play on a stringed instrument with a bow
  • Bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting
  • Bend one's back forward from the waist on down

Is Bows a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Bow is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

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