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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Rebuke harshly; Verbally berate.

Usage examples (17)
  • For a moment I thought she was going to tongue-lash him.
  • I'm quite willing to tongue-lash the Missouri contingents in WDC to get cracking.
  • The "Two" people might tongue-lash him, but he knew he could depend on his First Directorate supervisors to protect him.
  • In college, the politics of black fashion, and the questions of self-esteem that fashion signified, had been a frequent, if delicate, topic of conversation for black students,... for more
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