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dressing–down

noun dres·sing–down \ˌdre-siŋ-ˈdan\

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

Full Definition of DRESSING-DOWN

:  a severe reprimand

First Known Use of DRESSING-DOWN

1876

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