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Meaning of CHEW UP

 
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 Definition: 
[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 out, 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

 

 

 

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