verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Words nearby billow
Origin of billow
OTHER WORDS FROM billowun·der·bil·low, verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for billowing
Fleeing residents screamed and moments later an ambulance sped toward the billowing smoke.Palestinians Fleeing Israeli Bombardment in Gaza Have ‘Nowhere Left to Run’|Jesse Rosenfeld|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There were no billowing sheets or dramatic scores to lead them through it.The Sex Scenes in ‘The Spectacular Now’ Are Awkward, Honest, and All Too Real|Anna Klassen|August 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The air all around them was filled with a storm of leaves, billowing and drifting and soaring in the gusts.
Wearing dashikis, yukatas, and flannel robes—any kind of billowing uni-garment will do the trick.
By then, smoke was filling part of the ship, billowing up to the top decks in the predawn light.We Survived the Triumph: Passengers Describe Their Doomed Carnival Cruise|Winston Ross, Eliza Shapiro, Sam Register|February 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A cloud of smoke was billowing about him—he leaped to safety through a rising wall of flame.
He could see only waves of yellow sand, billowing and moving all around him like sea waves; and it was sea as well as desert.A Soldier of the Legion|C. N. Williamson
If he did not, the roasting flame and the masses of billowing smoke would render the inner cave untenable.Jack Haydon's Quest|John Finnemore
There was a billowing of frantically writhing fumes, which darted madly in every direction until they ceased to be.Space Tug|Murray Leinster
She had on a billowing red skirt, liberally encrusted with embroidered beads of a darker red.Tinker's Dam|Joseph Tinker