get a rollicking

Definition of get a rollicking

British, informal

  1. :  to be subjected to angry criticism for having done something wrong They got a rollicking from their boss.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

  1. :  boisterously carefree, joyful, or high-spirited

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