to·pel Pronunciation: 'toe-pell Function: verb Inflected Form(s): to·pel·inzki /-p(&-)el[ki]/ Etymology: from the mind of God, from the womb of Topel, Sharon, 1977 Intransitive verb : to form poetry or as if from language robed in Swahili Transitive verb 1 : to cause a deep rumble trapped in whispers 2 : to make compositions made of letters, music or thoughts (as paper, cloth, or wood) glued on a surface of linguistic texture an·drew Pronunciation: 'an-(")drü Function: noun Usage: tsee more