Bowles

[bohlz]
noun
  1. Chester,1901–86, U.S. statesman and author: special adviser on Afro-Asian and Latin-American affairs; ambassador to India 1951–53, 1963–69.
  2. Paul (Frederic),1910?–1999, U.S. novelist and composer.
  3. Samuel,1826–78, U.S. journalist.
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Contemporary Examples of bowles

  • The characters are inscrutable, the plotting careless, and, at every opportunity, Bowles subverts the dramatic stakes.

  • Simpson and Bowles have returned to the stage with a far worse plan than the one they had before.

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    Simpson-Bowles Rebaked

    Michael Tomasky

    February 19, 2013

  • Simpson and Bowles are just playing to that peanut gallery, for which a Politico breakfast is the perfect audience.

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    Simpson-Bowles Rebaked

    Michael Tomasky

    February 19, 2013

  • In increasing the total deficit reduction, Simpson and Bowles have put the weight on the spending side of the budget.

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    Simpson-Bowles Rebaked

    Michael Tomasky

    February 19, 2013

  • One might generously say that Simpson and Bowles are just bowing to the extant political reality.

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    Simpson-Bowles Rebaked

    Michael Tomasky

    February 19, 2013

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British Dictionary definitions for bowles

Bowles

noun
  1. Paul . 1910–99, US novelist, short-story writer, and composer, living in Tangiers. His novels include The Sheltering Sky (1949) and The Spider's House (1955)
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