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
    informal

    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 vulgar slang

    bollock, give someone a bollocking

    ANTONYMS

    compliment