verb (used with object), trow·eled, trow·el·ing or (especially British) trow·elled, trow·el·ling.
Origin of trowel
Related formstrow·el·er; especially British, trow·el·ler, noun
Examples from the Web for trowel
Jimmy, it doesnt say one ought to have a trowel and pick for garden work.Natalie: A Garden Scout|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Three years ago we discovered one in the same place, which the barber slew with a trowel.The Works of William Cowper|William Cowper
Bring your plants with their own earth, your straggly geraniums, pots, and each a trowel.The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming.|Ellen Eddy Shaw
The lower edge is cut off with the trowel to a straight edge.
The turnstiles were blocked by a sandwich board: Mickey in a Ben Franklin wig and bifocals, holding a trowel.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for trowel
verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled
Derived Formstroweller or US troweler, noun
Word Origin for trowel
Idioms and Phrases with trowel
see under lay it on thick.