Synonyms and Antonyms of burn one's ears
to criticize (someone) so as to correct a fault
- She burned his ears for not wearing a seatbelt.
berate, castigate, chew out, dress down, flay, harangue, jaw, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), lecture, rail (at or against), rate, scold, score, upbraid
abuse, assail, attack, bad-mouth, blame, blast, censure, condemn, criticize, crucify, denounce, dis (also diss) [slang], excoriate, fault, knock, lash, pan, reprehend, slam
belittle, deprecate, disparage, minimize, mock, put down
deride, ridicule, scoff, scorn