Bowling Lingo

When you hit the lanes, you are bound to hear some bowling terms, slang, lingo, and all sorts of bowling phrases that may seem unfamiliar to you and even a bit strange. Words like ‘turkey’, ‘beer frame’, or ‘Brooklyn’. But these are all common terms that are used frequently and have distinct meaning in bowling.

Now you too can throw around all sorts of ‘bowling talk’ just like a pro. But not only that, you will know what you are saying. Bowling is much more exciting when you know and recognize when to use bowling terms and situations that fit best with them. You can turn to your friend and congratulate him on a great “clean game” or “nice five bagger”.

Use our bowling glossary here as a resource as you improve your bowling vocabulary.

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