chew out


chewed out; chewing out; chews out

Examples of chew out in a Sentence

the coach chews out even the stars of the team if they fail to show up for practice
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Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chew out was in 1943

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“Chew out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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