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dressing–down

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noun dres·sing–down \ˌdre-siŋ-ˈdau̇n\

Simple Definition of dressing–down

  • : the act of speaking angrily to someone about something done wrong

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dressing–down

  1. :  a severe reprimand

1876

First Known Use of dressing–down

1876


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