Definition of vowel:

part of speech: adjective

Pert. to or having the quality of a vowel; vocal.

part of speech: noun

A distinct simple sound uttered by the voice; in gram., one of the letters a, e, i, o, u, each of which represents a distinct sound, thus distinguished from the consonants, which represent imperfect sounds.

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To shove one way and the other; to mix by rapidly changing one thing into the place of another; to throw or change a pack of cards into a new arrangement; to shift ground; to evade fair questions; to prevaricate; to quibble; to move with an irregular gait; to move the feet backwards and forwards with a scraping noise. ...