Translation of bawl in Spanish:

bawl

Pronunciation: /bɔːl/

vi

  • 1.1 (shout) vociferar, desgañitarse to bawl at sb gritarle a algn
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    • 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.
    1.2 (weep) berrear
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    • 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.

vt

  • [insults] gritar; [order] dar* a gritos

Phrasal verbs

bawl out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 [insults] gritar; [order] dar* a gritos 1.2 (scold) [colloquial/familiar] regañar, retar (Southern Cone/Cono Sur)

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