bawling out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bawling out a severe scolding
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Usage

In literature:

They kinder bawl things right out.
"Flood Tide" by Sara Ware Bassett
Others were bawling orders for soldiers to turn out.
"Steve Yeager" by William MacLeod Raine
We were sitting in our dug-out at a village the bawl of a donkey from Souchez, when a jew's harp, playing ragtime was heard outside.
"The Red Horizon" by Patrick MacGill
A newsboy, in neuralgic yowl, bawls out a sporting extra.
"Europe After 8:15" by H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan and Willard Huntington Wright
However, Harkaway called out to him to hold on, but not so loudly as Figgins bawled all the while for help.
"Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks" by Bracebridge Hemyng
One evening, when there was a sudden silence in the midst of a debate, Supple bawled out: 'A song from Mr.
"Continental Monthly , Vol. 6, No. 1, July, 1864" by Various
Why didn't you say 'bawled out by Johnny'?
"Jill the Reckless" by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
Before he could escape out of earshot, however, the Chief was bawling instructions to Ahmara.
"A Soldier of the Legion" by C. N. Williamson
We simply had to play football to keep from being bawled out.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
You bawled out your order, put your money in the bag, and your goods appeared in a minute or two.
"The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"" by George Davidson
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In poetry:

The dogs did bark, the children scream’d,
Up flew the windows all;
And every soul cried out, Well done!
As loud as he could bawl.
"The Diverting History Of John Gilpin, Showing How He Went Farther Than He Intended, And Came Safe Ho" by William Cowper
The girls of Toomancie they look so entrancing
Like bawling young heifers they're out for their fun
With the waltz and the polka and all kinds of dancing
To the rackety old banjo of Bob Anderson.
"Brisbane Ladies" by Anonymous Oceania
He let out a bawl and he went from that spot
Like the ground where he stood had sudden got hot.
He topped that first jump with a shimmy and shake,
Like a-poppin' the head from a live rattlesnake.
"The Ridge-Running Roan" by Curley Fletcher

In news:

We were discussing Brett Favre's comments about how he used to get bawled out by Coach Mike Holmgren all the time.
Even worse, two adult fans next to him proudly display the ball while the youngster bawls his eyes out.
Selena Gomez Reacts to Separating From The Scene: "Currently Bawling My Eyes Out".
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