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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To skin. Also: to scold severely.

Usage examples (33)
  • When the thief pleaded guilty for stealing the diamonds, the judge held back the flaying that rose up inside her.
  • Looks like someone's cosy old granny and has a tongue that would flay a kangaroo.
  • I will flay you and make a thief's pouch with the skin.
  • He looked around the camp, ready to flay another victim. for more
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