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slap on wrist

see definition of slap on wrist
  • as inreprimand
  • as inslap on the wrist
  • as incriticism
  • as indisapproval
  • as inchide
  • as inadmonish
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Synonyms for slap on wrist

noun oral punishment
  • admonition
  • censure
  • rebuke
  • admonishment
  • blame
  • castigation
  • chiding
  • comeuppance
  • grooming
  • lecture
  • ragging
  • rap
  • reprehension
  • reproof
  • scolding
  • tongue-lashing
  • bawling out
  • calling down
  • dressing-down
  • going over
  • hard time
  • piece of one's mind
  • slap on wrist
  • talking-to
  • telling-off
  • what for

Antonyms for slap on wrist

  • compliment
  • praise
  • commendation
  • forgiveness
  • reward
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More words related to slap on wrist

admonish

verb. warn, strongly criticize

admonished

verb. warn, strongly criticize

criticism

noun. verbal disapproval

criticisms

noun. verbal disapproval

disapproval

noun. condemnation

reprimand

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