Meaning of bawl
Pronunciation: (bôl), [key]
- to cry or wail lustily.
- to utter or proclaim by outcry; shout out: to bawl one's dissatisfaction; bawling his senseless ditties to the audience.
- to offer for sale by shouting, as a hawker: a peddler bawling his wares.
- to scold vociferously; reprimand or scold vigorously: Your father will bawl you out when he sees this mess.
- a loud shout; outcry.
- a period or spell of loud crying or weeping.
- the noise made by a calf.
- bawl (Thesaurus)