barracking


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bar·rack 1

 (băr′ək)
tr.v. bar·racked, bar·rack·ing, bar·racks
To house (soldiers, for example) in quarters.
n. often barracks
1. A building or group of buildings used to house military personnel.
2. A large, unadorned building used for temporary occupancy.

[From French baraque, hut made of planks, barrack, from Middle French barraque, ultimately (via Old Provençal baraca Old Spanish barraca) from Catalan barraca, hut, perhaps partly from a source akin to Spanish varga, thatched hut (of unknown origin) and partly from medieval Andalusian Arabic *barrāka, perhaps meaning "hut for resting beasts of burden" (from Arabic barraka, to make (a camel) kneel; akin to Akkadian birku and Hebrew berek, knee).]

bar·rack 2

 (băr′ək)
v. bar·racked, bar·rack·ing, bar·racks
v.intr.
1. Chiefly British To jeer or shout at a player, speaker, or team.
2. Australian To shout support for a team.
v.tr. Chiefly British
To shout against; jeer at.

[Perhaps from Irish dialectal barrack, to brag; akin to brag.]

bar′rack·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barracking - shouting to interrupt a speech with which you disagreebarracking - shouting to interrupt a speech with which you disagree
disruption, interruption, gap, break - an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"
Translations

barracking

[ˈbærəkɪŋ] (esp Brit) Nabucheo m

barracking

[ˈbærəkɪŋ] n (British) to give sb a barracking (= heckle) [+ speaker, performer] → chahuter qn

barracking

1
n (Mil) → Kasernierung f

barracking

2
nPfeifen nt, → Zischen nt, → Buhrufe pl; to get a barrackingausgepfiffen werden

barracking

[ˈbærəkɪŋ] n (Brit) to give sb a barrackingsubissare qn di grida e fischi