bark (something) out (to someone)(redirected from barks out)
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.
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