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give the dickens

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Synonyms for give the dickens

verb blame, scold
  • admonish
  • castigate
  • censure
  • chide
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • rebuke
  • reproach
  • upbraid
  • check
  • lecture
  • lesson
  • monish
  • rap
  • reprehend
  • reprove
  • call on the carpet
  • chew out
  • come down on
  • dress down
  • give piece of one's mind
  • give the dickens
  • light into
  • lower the boom
  • take to task
  • tell off
  • tick off

Antonyms for give the dickens

  • approve
  • commend
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
  • exonerate
  • forgive
  • reward
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to give the dickens

reprimand

verb. blame, scold

reprimanded

verb. blame, scold

reprimanding

verb. blame, scold

reprimands

verb. blame, scold
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.