chew out

verb
chewed out; chewing out; chews out

Definition of chew out

Keep scrolling for more

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

First Known Use of chew out

1943, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about chew out

Time Traveler for chew out

Time Traveler

The first known use of chew out was in 1943

See more words from the same year

Statistics for chew out

Cite this Entry

“Chew out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chew%20out. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

More from Merriam-Webster on chew out

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for chew out

Comments on chew out

What made you want to look up chew out? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!