bawling out


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Noun1.bawling out - a severe scoldingbawling out - a severe scolding      
rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval - an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"
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Hussey hurried towards an open door leading to the kitchen, and bawling out clam for two, disappeared.
Still on the bawl Any notion that St Mirren's Alex Rae may have mellowed after copping a ban for bawling out a ref was blown away as he looked on from the stand at Alloa.
The near 15,000 made as much noise as happens at a boxing match and with the majority of them bawling out for O' Sullivan's victory it was not surprising that Ding finally broke down in tears.