bawl out

verb
bawled out; bawling out; bawls out

Definition of bawl out

transitive verb

: to reprimand loudly or severely Her boss bawled her out for forgetting the meeting.

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Examples of bawl out in a Sentence

got loudly bawled out by the coach for making mistake after stupid mistake

First Known Use of bawl out

1899, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bawl out was in 1899

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“Bawl out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bawl%20out. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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