[ bahl ]

adverbAustralian Slang.
  1. no; not.

Origin of baal

Australian Pidgin English <Dharuk bí-al

Words Nearby baal

Other definitions for Baal (2 of 2)

[ bey-uhl, beyl ]

noun,plural Ba·al·im [bey-uh-lim, bey-lim]. /ˈbeɪ ə lɪm, ˈbeɪ lɪm/.
  1. any of numerous local deities among the ancient Semitic peoples, typifying the productive forces of nature and worshiped with much sensuality.

  2. (sometimes lowercase) a false god.

Origin of Baal

From the Hebrew word baʿal lord

Other words from Baal

  • Ba·al·ish, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use baal in a sentence

  • Manifestation of the signature of baal-Zeboub, generalissimo of the armies of Lucifer, written in fire upon the void.

    Devil-Worship in France | Arthur Edward Waite
  • A final howl of invocation resulted in complete failure, whereupon it was decided that baal-Zeboub had business elsewhere.

    Devil-Worship in France | Arthur Edward Waite
  • There is a touch of sublimity in that, and the basia of baal-Zeboub may well enough be more demoralising than those of Secundus.

    Devil-Worship in France | Arthur Edward Waite
  • Whenever they passed an embedded fakir, they obtained an incantation from his lips, but still baal-Zeboub failed.

    Devil-Worship in France | Arthur Edward Waite
  • Esh-baal grew continually weaker, and his general Abner intrigued with David to betray him into the hands of the Jewish king.

British Dictionary definitions for Baal


/ (bɑːl) /

  1. any of several ancient Semitic fertility gods

  2. Phoenician myth the sun god and supreme national deity

  1. (sometimes not capital) any false god or idol

Origin of Baal

from Hebrew bá'al lord, master

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012