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Meaning of CHEW OUT

Pronunciation:  chooawt

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  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"; "check" is archaic
 Synonyms: bawl out, berate, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, trounce
 See Also: brush down, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, criticise, criticize, objurgate, pick apart, tell off



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bawl out, carpet, chew, chew ass, cuss out, give a going-over, give hail Columbia, give hell, give the deuce, give what-for, jack up, jaw, lambaste, ream, ream ass, ream out, revile, sit on, tell off, tongue-lash, vituperate, wig