Synonyms and Antonyms of chew out
to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings <the coach chews out even the stars of the team if they fail to show up for practice> Synonyms baste, bawl out, berate, call down, castigate, chastise, scold, dress down, flay, hammer, jaw, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), lecture, rag, rail (at or against), rant (at), rate, ream (out), rebuke, reprimand, reproach, score, tongue-lash, upbraidRelated Words admonish, chide, remonstrate (with), reprove; abuse, assail, attack, bad-mouth, blame, blast, censure, condemn, criticize, crucify, denounce, dis (also diss) [slang], excoriate, fault, harangue, knock, lace (into), lash, pan, reprehend, revile, scourge, slam, vituperate; belittle, disparage, mock, put down; ridicule, scoff, scornNear Antonyms approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction; extol (also extoll), laud, praise
Learn More about chew out
Dictionary: Definition of "chew out"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up chew out? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).