Synonyms of bawl in English:

bawl


See definition of bawl

verb

1‘‘Come on, Simon!’ he bawled’

SYNONYMS

shout, call out, cry out, cry, yell, roar, bellow, screech, scream, shriek, howl, whoop, bark, growl, snarl, bluster, vociferate, trumpet, thunder

informal yammer

North American informal holler

ANTONYMS

whisper

2‘the children continued to bawl’

SYNONYMS

cry, sob, weep, shed tears, wail, blubber, snivel, whimper, whine, howl, squall

informal blub

Scottish informal greet

rare ululate


noun

1‘he addressed the class in a terrifying bawl’

SYNONYMS

shout, yell, cry, roar, bellow, screech, scream, howl, whoop

North American informal holler

ANTONYMS

whisper


Phrases

    bawl someone out

      ‘the Brigadier had been bawling him out’

      SYNONYMS

      reprimand, rebuke, scold, admonish, reprove, upbraid, chastise, chide, censure, castigate, lambaste, berate, lecture, criticize, take to task, read the Riot Act to, give a piece of one's mind to, haul over the coals

      informal

      tell off, give someone a telling-off, dress down, give someone a dressing-down, pitch into, lay into, lace into, blow up at, give someone an earful, give someone a roasting, give someone a rocket, give someone a rollicking

      British informal

      have a go at, carpet, tear someone off a strip, give someone what for, let someone have it

      North American informal

      chew out, ream out

      British informal, vulgar slang

      bollock, give someone a bollocking

      ANTONYMS

      compliment