Synonyms for dressing-down
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DRESSING-DOWN
"Deeper'n the Whale-deep," said Dan, with a wink, as he set the gear for dressing-down.
That fellow I gave a dressing-down about India to up at the Pratts' there.
She must doff all gloves and give the little Doctor the dressing-down of his life.
And because he's given the priest a dressing-down, and broken an image worth a nickel, must he be shut up in a mad-house?
Coming out again, the grim and forbidding doctor ordered Jimmie into his car, and oh, what a dressing-down he did give him!
Furthermore, she had given Mike the Angel a dressing-down that had been quite impressive.
Perhaps you gave her such a dressing-down, Billie, that shes turned over a new leaf.
Ibbetson's wife gave him a dressing-down at tea-time for dragging Ibbetson into the row.
Perhaps it was Roy's dressing-down of that youth that prompted Tom to be more decent to him than usual.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DRESSING-DOWN
- hard time
- kick in the teeth
- slap in the face