dressing–down

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noun dres·sing–down \ˌdre-siŋ-ˈdau̇n\

1876

First Known Use of dressing–down

1876


DRESSING–DOWN Defined for English Language Learners

dressing–down

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noun dres·sing–down \ˌdre-siŋ-ˈdau̇n\

Definition of dressing–down for English Language Learners

  • : the act of speaking angrily to someone about something done wrong


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a harsh rebuke

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