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(noun, verb, adj.)


There are 11 meanings of the word Barking.

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Barking - as a noun

A noise resembling the bark of a dog

A sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

The sound made by a dog

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
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Barking - as a verb

Speak in an unfriendly tone

Example: "She barked into the dictaphone"

Cover with bark

Remove the bark of a tree

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Make barking sounds

Example: "The dogs barked at the stranger"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
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Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Tan (a skin) with bark tannins

Barking - as an adjective

Who or that barks or bark.

Example: "A barking dog"

Completely insane.

Example Sentences

"The barking of the dog woke up the entire neighborhood."
"The constant barking from the kennel was driving me crazy."
"The barking of the seals could be heard from the beach."
"The loud barking startled the burglar and he ran away."
"The barking of the wolves echoed through the forest."
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Word Game Points

Is BARKING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, barking is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BARKING has a SCRABBLE points total of 14.

Is BARKING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, barking is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BARKING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 17.

Is BARKING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, barking is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BARKING has a WORDFEUD points total of 16.

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