bawl out

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bawl out (third-person singular simple present bawls out, present participle bawling out, simple past and past participle bawled out)

  1. (idiomatic) To deliver a loud, hard scolding or lecture; to reprimand.
    After a mistake like that, there wasn't much to do besides bawl out the offender and clean up.
  2. (idiomatic) To have a serious argument accompanied with shouting.
  3. Alternative spelling of ball out


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