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British English: /bɑːk/
American English: /bɑrk/

Translation of bark in French:


  • 1 (of tree) chipped bark, shredded bark
    copeaux (mpl) d'écorce

transitive verb

  • 1 (graze)
    s'écorcher (shin, elbow)
  • 2 (shout)
    aboyer (order)
    faire bruyamment la publicité pour (wares)

intransitive verb

  • (dog, person) [figurative]
    aboyer (at somebody/something après quelqu'un/quelque chose)


his bark is worse than his bite

il fait plus de bruit que de mal

to be barking up the wrong tree

to keep a dog and bark oneself

faire un travail qu'on pourrait déléguer à quelqu'un d'autre

Phrasal verbs

bark out

bark out [something]
aboyer (order etc)
Definition of bark in:
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