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Adjective: barking
Usage: Brit, slang
  1. Informal or slang term meaning insane, strange, eccentric or stupid
    - balmy [archaic, slang], barmy [slang], bats [slang], batty [slang], bonkers [slang], buggy [N. Amer, slang], cracked [slang], crackers [slang], daft [Brit, slang], dotty [slang], fruity [slang], haywire [slang], kooky [slang], kookie [slang], loco [slang], loony [slang], loopy [slang], nuts [slang], nutty [slang], round the bend [slang], around the bend [slang], wacky [slang], whacky [slang], daffy [slang], doolally [Brit, slang], dippy [slang], potty [Brit, slang], wacko [slang], dumbass [N. Amer, slang], nutsy [N. Amer, slang], daft as a brush [Brit, slang], round the twist [Brit, slang], barking mad [Brit, slang], cuckoo [slang], mental [slang], bughouse [N. Amer, slang]
Verb: bark  baa(r)k
  1. Make barking sounds
    "The dogs barked at the stranger";
    - woof
     
  2. Speak in an unfriendly tone
    "She barked into the dictaphone"
     
  3. Cover with bark
     
  4. Remove the bark of a tree
    - skin
     
  5. Tan (a skin) with bark tannins

See also: insane

Type of: cover, emit, let loose, let out, mouth, speak, strip, talk, tan, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

Encyclopedia: Barking, London, England

Bark, Germany