Barking dogs seldom bite
This page is about the saying "Barking dogs seldom bite"
Don't be afraid of dogs that bark or people that threaten you (say they will do something bad to you) - in both cases they rarely take action.
bark (verb): (of a dog) make a sharp, loud, explosive sound | seldom (adverb): rarely, almost never | bite (verb): (of an animal) use the teeth to attack and cut | This proverb is also found as: "Barking dogs never bite."
The proverb "Barking dogs seldom bite" suggests that people who say they are going to do something bad to us usually
Contributor: Josef Essberger