bawl bawl  /ˈbɔl/


  1. (v) shout loudly and without restraint
  2. (v) make a raucous noise
  3. (v) cry loudly



  1. At least Jimmy Swaggart had the good grace to bawl on television and beat his breast and otherwise oblige the audience with the theatrics of repentance.
  2. When he lived in New York City, Ferrell would find the most ordinary painting in a museum and bawl in front of it.
  3. You showed him up nicely, but it does no good to bawl his kind out; those roughnecks are too ill-bred.



  1. "Almost in the first minute he hit me very badly, it was a really inappropriate move for a football player," Mijailovic told Serbian newspaper Kurir. "When I hit back, he started to bawl, to insult me, he even started to stick his tongue out...
    on Oct 21, 2006 By: Nikola Mijailovic Source:

  2. "When it's my time, I'll probably bawl like a baby," Modano said Monday on the eve of his induction into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in Waco.
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: Mike Modano Source: Fort Worth Star Telegram

  3. "I am not going to stand here and bawl about it," Crawford said. "It was such a long shot. Did you see my bib number today? It was 47 -- out of 54 girls -- that was my ranking. I was down there with the exotics. I think I was in a Kazakhstan...
    on Feb 17, 2010 By: Chandra Crawford Source: (blog)

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