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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. censure severely or angrily;
- Example: "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"
- Example: "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"
- Example: "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
[syn: call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

chew out v 1: censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup" [syn: call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

22 Moby Thesaurus words for "chew out": bawl out, carpet, chew, chew ass, cuss out, give a going-over, give hail Columbia, give hell, give the deuce, give what-for, jack up, jaw, lambaste, ream, ream ass, ream out, revile, sit on, tell off, tongue-lash, vituperate, wig