bowl out

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "bowl out":
present tense I/you/we/they bowl out he/she/it bowls out present participle bowling out past tense bowled out past participle bowled out
1) to remove all of one team's players from play in cricket and so end their turn at hitting the ball

England were bowled out and lost by 66 runs.

2) same as bowl II, 1), a)

English dictionary. 2014.

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