dressing-down

noun dres·sing-down \ ˌdre-siŋ-ˈdau̇n \

Definition of dressing-down

:a severe reprimand

First Known Use of dressing-down

1876


DRESSING-DOWN Defined for English Language Learners

dressing-down

noun

Definition of dressing-down for English Language Learners

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


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