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tongue-lashing

noun

Definition of tongue-lashing

informal

  1. :  an occurrence in which someone speaks in a very angry and critical way to someone who has done something wrong :  a severe scolding <She gave him quite a tongue-lashing when he failed to file the papers on time.>



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tongue-lashplay tongue-lashing
  1. :  chide, scold


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