talking–to

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noun talk·ing–to \ˈtȯ-kiŋ-ˌtü\

First Known Use of talking–to

circa 1875


TALKING–TO Defined for English Language Learners

talking-to

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Definition of talking–to for English Language Learners

  • : an angry or serious conversation in which you criticize someone's behavior


TALKING–TO Defined for Kids

talking–to

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noun talk·ing–to \ˈtȯ-kiŋ-ˌtü\

Definition of talking–to for Students

  1. :  an often wordy scolding

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