Definitions

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  • verb To scold, to chew out.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I'm quite willing to tongue-lash the Missouri contingents in WDC to get cracking.

    Harkin Fears "Trickle-Down" Stimulus

  • Who thinks she can tongue-lash me after I saved her from a man like Hugo Cistranos?

    Rain Gods

  • Who thinks she can tongue-lash me after I saved her from a man like Hugo Cistranos?

    Rain Gods

  • Who thinks she can tongue-lash me after I saved her from a man like Hugo Cistranos?

    Rain Gods

  • In the synonymy of censure, then, punish implies “to penalize for disobedience to authority”; the verb discipline suggests “to subjugate or bring under control”; chasten means “to strengthen by setting straight”; chastise, “to inflict some coercion in correction”; correct, “to straighten for the purpose of reform”; and castigate, “to tongue-lash or rebuke severely.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • In the synonymy of censure, then, punish implies “to penalize for disobedience to authority”; the verb discipline suggests “to subjugate or bring under control”; chasten means “to strengthen by setting straight”; chastise, “to inflict some coercion in correction”; correct, “to straighten for the purpose of reform”; and castigate, “to tongue-lash or rebuke severely.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • In the synonymy of censure, then, punish implies “to penalize for disobedience to authority”; the verb discipline suggests “to subjugate or bring under control”; chasten means “to strengthen by setting straight”; chastise, “to inflict some coercion in correction”; correct, “to straighten for the purpose of reform”; and castigate, “to tongue-lash or rebuke severely.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • In the synonymy of censure, then, punish implies “to penalize for disobedience to authority”; the verb discipline suggests “to subjugate or bring under control”; chasten means “to strengthen by setting straight”; chastise, “to inflict some coercion in correction”; correct, “to straighten for the purpose of reform”; and castigate, “to tongue-lash or rebuke severely.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Figuratively, to flay means to tongue-lash a person.

    Essential Guide to Business Style and Usage

  • Figuratively, to flay means to tongue-lash a person.

    Essential Guide to Business Style and Usage

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