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barked

[ bahrk ]SEE DEFINITION OF barked
  • verbyelp
  • verbshout

Synonyms for barked

  • cry
  • growl
  • howl
  • snarl
  • yap
  • bay
  • gnarl
  • snap
  • woof
  • yip
  • arf
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BARKED

She danced around in such excitement that Fritz barked wildly.

For the second and last time in his life he had barked and made himself understood.

He swam part of the time and ran and barked on the towpath the other part.

He was rising but Judge Knowles barked a profane order for him to keep his seat.

Then she barked like a dog, and laughed a shrill laugh like a witch, and barked again.

Even the dogs on the quay frisked about, and barked as if they were going crazy with delight.

A gentleman was threatening to beat a dog who barked intolerably.

He leaped to his feet trembling with fury and barked a command.

Bannock barked for joy also, and struggled up to scamper back to his master.

Scuffy, mounting the body of his dead foe, barked furiously.

WORD ORIGIN

dog sound, Old English beorc, from bark (v.). Paired and compared with bite (n.) since at least 1660s; the proverb is older: "Timid dogs bark worse than they bite" was in Latin (Canis timidus vehementius latrat quam mordet, Quintius Curtius).