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rap on knuckles

  • as incriticism
  • as inadmonish
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Synonyms for rap on knuckles

noun verbal disapproval
  • denunciation
  • objection
  • animadversion
  • aspersion
  • blast
  • brickbats
  • carping
  • cavil
  • censure
  • cut
  • disparagement
  • faultfinding
  • flak
  • hit
  • knock
  • opprobrium
  • pan
  • quibble
  • reproof
  • roast
  • slam
  • slap
  • static
  • stricture
  • swipe
  • vitriol
  • zapper
  • Bronx cheer
  • bad press
  • call down
  • caviling
  • critical remarks
  • nit-picking
  • panning
  • put down
  • rap on knuckles
  • slap on wrist

Antonyms for rap on knuckles

  • approval
  • compliment
  • flattery
  • praise
  • sanction
  • estimation
  • guess
  • supposition
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to rap on knuckles

admonish

verb. warn, strongly criticize

admonished

verb. warn, strongly criticize

criticism

noun. verbal disapproval

criticisms

noun. verbal disapproval
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.