Synonyms for call-down
- cold shoulder
- slap in the face
Antonyms for call-down
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CALL-DOWN
Never gives me any call-down for shuntin' him off the way I did and makin' him miss most of the show.
We had a call-down from our Captain and have been looking for a chance to apologize.
He got a call-down for that accident—and this matter on top of it has made him sore.
Throw out your chest and look happy when you get a call-down.
He waited at home and gave me a love of a call-down for my dissipation.
To do Van Sluyd justice, however, he took the call-down in good part and knuckled to at the practical end of his training.
early 14c., from call (v.). Sense of "a short formal visit" is from 1862.