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. (transitive) To shout very loudly.
    The teacher angrily bawled out my name.
  2. (transitive) To deliver a loud, hard scolding or lecture to; to reprimand.
    After a mistake like that, there wasn't much to do besides bawl out the offender and clean up.
  3. (idiomatic) To have a serious argument accompanied by shouting.

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