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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And if your dog barks out of fear or anxiety, remember that those issues must be addressed before you can realistically expect your dog to stop barking.
Colin Stewart barks out his spoken-word vocals to psychedelic freak-outs.