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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Rebuking a person harshly.

Usage examples (36)
  • He didn't just give them a tongue-lashing this time.
  • (The senator gave Clinton a public tongue-lashing anyway.)
  • Could I ask you not to give him the normal tongue-lashing?
  • Bophuthatswana came in for a tongue-lashing from the National for more
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