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bawl

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

bawlv. i. [Icel. baula to low, bellow, as a cow; akin to Sw. böla; cf. AS bellan, G. bellen to bark, E. bellow, bull.].
  •  To cry out with a loud, full sound; to cry with vehemence, as in calling or exultation; to shout; to vociferate.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cry loudly, as a child from pain or vexation.  [1913 Webster]
bawlv. t. 
     To proclaim with a loud voice, or by outcry, as a hawker or town-crier does.  Swift.  [1913 Webster]
bawln. 
     A loud, prolonged cry; an outcry.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bawl, v.
1 tr. speak or call out noisily.
2 intr. weep loudly.

Idiom
bawl out colloq. reprimand angrily.
Derivative
bawler n.
Etymology
imit.: cf. med.L baulare bark, Icel. baula (Sw. b{ouml}la) to low

THESAURUS

bawl

bark, battle cry, bawl out, bay, bell, bellow, blare, blat, blate, bleat, blubber, bluster, boohoo, boom, bray, break down, breathe, burst into tears, buzz, cackle, call, caterwaul, chant, cheer, chirp, clamor, coo, crow, cry, cry out, dissolve in tears, dolorous tirade, drawl, drop a tear, exclaim, flute, gasp, give tongue, give voice, greet, groan, growl, grunt, hail, halloo, hiss, holler, hollo, hoot, howl, hurrah, jeremiad, keen, lament, lilt, low, make an outcry, meow, mew, mewl, miaow, moan, moo, mumble, murmur, mutter, neigh, nicker, outcry, pant, pipe, plaint, planctus, pule, rallying cry, reprimand, roar, rout, rumble, scold, screak, scream, screech, shed tears, shout, shriek, sibilate, sigh, sing, snap, snarl, snivel, snort, sob, squall, squawk, squeak, squeal, thunder, tirade, troat, trumpet, twang, ululate, ululation, upbraid, vociferate, wail, wail of woe, war cry, war whoop, warble, weep, whicker, whimper, whine, whinny, whisper, whoop, yammer, yap, yawl, yawp, yell, yelp, yip, yo-ho, yowl

ROGET THESAURUS

bawl

Cry

VB cry, roar, shout, bawl, brawl, halloo, halloa, hoop, whoop, yell, bellow, howl, scream, screech, screak, shriek, shrill, squeak, squeal, squall, whine, pule, pipe, yaup, cheer, hoot, grumble, moan, groan, snore, snort, grunt, vociferate, raise up the voice, lift up the voice, call out, sing out, cry out, exclaim, rend the air, thunder at the top of one's voice, shout at the top of one's voice, shout at the pitch of one's breath, thunder at the pitch of one's breath, s'_egosiller, strain the throat, strain the voice, strain the lungs, give a cry.


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