Examples of dress down in a Sentence
dressed down for boorish behavior at the dance
Recent Examples of dress down from the Web
Facebook’s chief of security Alex Stamos took to Twitter over the weekend in a candid outburst that dressed down journalists and academics for making facile assumptions about how tech firms operate.
Some might have expected Mrs. Merkel—with counselors who privately say Nord Stream 2 is a mistake—to dress down Mr. Gabriel for his defense of Russian interests.
Now, Norton is among local vendors changing how and where oysters are eaten by dressing the mollusks up and serving them in places where customers can dress down.
For Maison Margiela’s Spring 2018 collection, which was actually all about subverting average, day-to-day attire, John Galliano sent striped, mixed material hem polo shirt dresses down the runway.
Politico first reported in July that Sessions had once offered his resignation letter, but the circumstances that prompted the letter -- and Trump's dressing down of the attorney general -- have not previously been reported.
Sure, jeans and a bomber will always be a comfortable combo, but why dress down a jacket with so much personality?
People in Sacramento tend to dress down for everything.
It may be dressed down (good olive oil, lemon, crunchy salt) or gussied up (tiny herbs, shaved veggies), but either way the idea is simple: to highlight and enhance the very best that the sea has to offer.
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dress down Synonyms
Synonymsbaste, bawl out, berate, call down, castigate, chastise, chew out, scold, flay, hammer, jaw, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), lecture, rag, rail (at or against), rant (at), rate, ream (out), rebuke, reprimand, reproach, score, tongue-lash, upbraid
Related Wordsadmonish, 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, scorn
Near Antonymsapprove, endorse (also indorse), sanction; extol (also extoll), laud, praise
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