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v. bawled, bawl·ing, bawls
1. To cry or sob loudly; wail. See Synonyms at cry.
2. To cry out loudly and vehemently; shout.
To utter in a loud, vehement voice. See Synonyms at yell.
A loud, bellowing cry; a wail.
Phrasal Verb:
bawl out Informal
To reprimand loudly or harshly.

[Middle English bawlen, to bark, from Medieval Latin baulāre, to bark (probably of Scandinavian origin) or from Old Norse baula, to low (of imitative origin).]

bawl′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bawler - someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voicebawler - someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
communicator - a person who communicates with others
crier - a peddler who shouts to advertise the goods he sells
2.bawler - a loud weeperbawler - a loud weeper; "their new baby is a real bawler"
crier, weeper - a person who weeps
References in classic literature ?
Bawler, the Darbyite, in the evening, and all in vain.
From the rabble have we gone out of the way, from all those bawlers and scribe-blowflies, from the trader-stench, the ambition-fidgeting, the bad breath--: fie, to live among the rabble;
The big fella was a leader of men as a player and proved you don't have to be a shouter and a bawler to gain respect.
Roy Hodgson gave Ross Barkley a taste of the Sunday League side-line bawler at Celtic Park on Tuesday night.
United have not a leader on the pitch as well as off it, not one shouter or bawler so furious at lame surrender he demands pride and sweat from those around him.
When I was playing it was a bawler but Richard isn't like that but he was a leader.
You want to see how he interacts with the players, you can get a grasp of if he's a bit of shouter or a screamer or bawler but he doesn't seem any of that, he seems very calm and the lads appreciate that a lot more than the other.
Even in the dressing room he got his points across at half-time but was never a shouter or bawler.
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Sharapova delivered her part of the bargain, the raging Russian screaming her way through to the final in spectacular fashion, but Belarussian bawler Azarenka lost 2-1 to the much quieter Czech Petra Kvitova in the other semi-final.