bawl Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “bawl” in the English Dictionary

"bawl" in British English

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bawlverb [I or T]

uk   /bɔːl/  us   /bɑːl/

bawl verb [I or T] (SHOUT)

to ​shout in a very ​loudvoice: She bawled at me to ​sit down.

bawl verb [I or T] (CRY)

to ​cryloudly: He was bawling his ​eyes out.
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(Definition of bawl from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bawl" in American English

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bawlverb [I]

 us   /bɔl/
to ​cry or ​shoutloudly: He ​started bawling when the ​dogsnatched his ​toy.
(Definition of bawl from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bawl”
in Spanish berrear, chillar, desgañitarse…
in Vietnamese oang oang…
in Malaysian menjerit…
in Thai ตะโกนหรือร้องเสียงดัง…
in French brailler…
in German brüllen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喊, 喊,叫,咆哮…
in Turkish haykırmak, bas bas bağırmak, feryat etmek…
in Russian вопить…
in Indonesian meraung, berteriak, menangis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 喊, 喊,叫,咆哮…
in Polish ryczeć…
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