chew out

chewed out; chewing out; chews out

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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

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“Chew out.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 January 2020.

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