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Verb: bowl over  bówl ow-vu(r)
  1. Cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
    "the clumsy customer bowled over the vase";
    - overturn, tip over, turn over, upset, knock over, tump over
  2. Overcome with amazement
    - flabbergast, boggle, blow away [informal]

Derived forms: bowling over, bowls over, bowled over

See also: strike hard

Type of: displace, move, surprise