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bark1

bark1

 
pronunciation:
bark
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the harsh sound made by a dog.
definition 2: any sound similar to the bark of a dog.
definition 3: a sharp or brusque retort or request.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: barked, barking, barks
definition 1: to utter a bark or barks.
definition 2: to make any sound similar to the bark of a dog.
definition 3: to speak in a harsh or brusque manner.
similar words:
snap
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to say in a harsh or brusque manner.
He barked his orders at his staff.
similar words:
snap
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