bark (something) out (to someone)

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bark (something) out (to someone)

To say or shout something to someone in a harsh, brusque or angry tone. He started barking orders to us as if he were our boss or something. I'm sorry for barking out my instructions earlier. I'll try repeating them in a calmer voice.
See also: bark, out
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A dog barking out of fear typically holds its tail low and ears back.
Or maybe there has been a knock on your motel room door from some fellow traveling hunter asking if you could control your dog's sleep-disturbing barking out in the back of your truck or in the confines of your dog trailer.
A gun dog barking out of control because of "anxiety" can create turmoil in your family, hard feelings with your neighbors, and big problems for you on a hunting trip.