Thesaurus

keelhauls

verb , present tense third-person singular of keelhaul

Synonyms and Antonyms of keelhauls

to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
  • there's no need to keelhaul him—it was an honest mistake, and a small one at that
Synonyms of keelhauls
Words Related to keelhauls
Phrases Synonymous with keelhauls
Near Antonyms of keelhauls

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up keelhauls? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

fear of the number 13

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!