- (of dog, seal)(of fox)(of person)to give a barkher/his bark is worse than her/his bitesoltar un ladridoperro que ladra no muerde or perro ladrador, poco mordedorExample sentences
- As I tucked into this steaming Bunter-sized platter out on the darkening waters, I swear I heard the seals give a loud bark of disapproval.
- In general, vocalizations are varied and include: trumpeting, whistles, twitters, honks, barks, grunts, quacks, croaks and growls.
- As soon as the click of key-in-lock was heard Melanie's sharp barks followed.
- The Prince laughed, if the humorless barks of sound could really be called laughter.
- A small bark of laughter sounded from her lips, and she turned to flash a small smile.
- The guys all elicited little coughs to hide their barks of laughter especially after they saw the look on Chantal's face.
- 1.1(dog/seal)1.2(shout) (American English)to bark
atsomebodythe sergeant barked at them furiouslygritarle aalguienel sargento les gritó furiosoExample sentences
- His boss is a brutish oaf who barks orders and commands with little care for his employee's dignity.
- Then, Leslie barked some command, and we all started doing ‘side steps’.
- Unseen in the Vancouver dugout, manager Jack McKeon barked commands into a transmitter.
- As the band lets the dueling guitars heat up, Johnson barks like a flea market pitchman, bargaining with wary shoppers for humanism and attention.
- A"Step right up to the Shootin' Corral fellas, first shot's for free!" he had barked in a greasy rasp at cringing fair-goers who tried to creep by his booth unnoticed,
- From a colourful assortment of fruits, vegetables, fish and meats to vendors barking about bargains for anybody who will listen.
- The dog barked at the cat and made to steal the cat's food.
- As I walked past, the dogs barked at me, and one lunged at me and bit me on the leg.
- The dog barked at the girl, baring it's canines threateningly at her.
- uncountable (on tree)Example sentences
- Being leaf eaters, they eat a great deal of leaves, fruits, twigs, and tree bark; they have chambered stomachs.
- On the outer bark of the tree are brown spots, said to resemble the rust spots of nails.
- I started to look on the ground around the tree for fallen bark and branches, and what I saw was a veritable goldmine of wood that would be just the thing for the huts.
- 2 (strip)(tree/log)Example sentences
- When the celebrations reached their height, initiates climbed nine-foot trees that were barked and notched to form ladders.
- The others barked the logs, the sawing was done, and each one of the nine men received two wagon loads of good lumber for his share.
- We felled trees for posts and beams using an old Royal Chinook two-person falling saw and then barked the logs with large drawknives.
- (especially American English) → barque
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