a bawling out

a bawling out
a scolding, a lecture, an earful, catch it

When I forgot to do my chores Dad gave me a bawling out.

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  • bawling out — noun a severe scolding • Syn: ↑castigation, ↑earful, ↑chewing out, ↑upbraiding, ↑going over, ↑dressing down • Derivationally related forms: ↑upbraid ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bawling — Bawl Bawl (b[add]l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bawled} (b[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bawling}.] [Icel. baula to low, bellow, as a cow; akin to Sw. b[ o]la; cf. AS bellan, G. bellen to bark, E. bellow, bull.] 1. To cry out with a loud, full sound; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bawling — n. loud crying, weeping bɔːl v. cry out; cry; yell; scold …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bawl out — verb 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, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bawl out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms bawl out : present tense I/you/we/they bawl out he/she/it bawls out present participle bawling out past tense bawled out past participle bawled out mainly American informal to speak angrily to someone because… …   English dictionary

  • chewing out — noun a severe scolding (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑castigation, ↑earful, ↑bawling out, ↑upbraiding, ↑going over, ↑dressing down • Derivationally related forms: ↑upbraid …   Useful english dictionary

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  • reprimand — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. reproof, rebuke, censure, admonition, reprehension. See disapprobation. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. rebuke, reproach, admonish, criticize; see censure , scold . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n. rebuke …   English dictionary for students

  • reprimand — n 1. reproof, reproval, reproach, rebuke, rating; castigation, upbraiding, Inf. dressing down, Inf. trimming, scolding, U.S. Inf. bawling out, tongue lashing, hell; chastisement, rap on the knuckles, slap on the face; talking to, lecture,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • chewing — Synonyms and related words: appetite, ass reaming, bawling out, cannibalism, carnivorism, carnivority, carnivorousness, chain smoke, consumption, cropping, cud chewing, cussing out, deglutition, devouring, devourment, dieting, dining, drag,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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