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bawl

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bawl

  1. 1 to shed tears often while making meaningless sounds as a sign of pain or distress he bawled for days after his dog died Synonyms of bawl cry, blub [chiefly British], blubber, sob, weepWords Related to bawl greet [Scottish], grieve, keen, lament, mourn; howl, scream, squall, wail, yowl; bleat, mewl, pule, whimper, whine; sniffle, snivel; groan, moan, sigh

  2. 2 to speak so as to be heard at a distance the mover was bawling for help as the refrigerator was about to slip out of his hands Synonyms of bawl call, bay, bellow, cry, holler, hollo (or halloo also hallo), roar, shout, sound off, thunder, vociferate, yellWords Related to bawl crow, whoop; scream, screech, shriek, shrill, squeak, squeal; caterwaul, howl, ululate, wail, yawp (or yaup), yowl; hail; speak out, speak upNear Antonyms of bawl breathe, mumble, murmur, mutter, whisper



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