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bawl
American English: /bɔl/
British English: /bɔːl/

Translation of bawl in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (shout) to bawl at somebody
    gritarle a alguien
    Example sentences
    • But when he went into school and took the letter I had written, he was bawled at by one teacher while trying to explain.
    • She was screaming and bawling out uncontrollably.
    • He stepped up his voice each time until he was bawling out his message.
  • 2 (weep)
    Example sentences
    • Some people weep and bawl, some just put on a brave face and try to go on instead of showing their emotions outwardly.
    • When no answer was forthcoming, the plump girl began to bawl noisily.
    • Scarlet wasn't bawling like a baby this time, but the tears were still on her face as she rested her head on Major's shoulder.

transitive verb

  • (insults)
    gritar
    (order)
    dar a gritos

Phrasal verbs

bawl out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1
(insults)
gritar
(order)
dar a gritos
2 (scold) [colloquial]
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