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tellingoff

  • as inrebuke
  • as inreprimand
  • as inrow
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Synonyms for tellingoff

noun reprimand; harsh criticism
  • admonition
  • censure
  • condemnation
  • disapproval
  • punishment
  • rebuff
  • reproach
  • snub
  • admonishment
  • affliction
  • berating
  • blame
  • castigation
  • chiding
  • comeuppance
  • correction
  • earful
  • expostulation
  • going-over
  • lecture
  • lesson
  • objurgation
  • ostracism
  • put-down
  • rap
  • rating
  • refusal
  • remonstrance
  • reprehension
  • reproof
  • reproval
  • repulse
  • row
  • scolding
  • tongue-lashing
  • upbraiding
  • bawling-out
  • chewing-out
  • dressing-down
  • hard time
  • kick in the teeth
  • slap in the face
  • talking-to
  • telling-off

Antonyms for tellingoff

  • approval
  • encouragement
  • endorsement
  • exoneration
  • praise
  • sanction
  • commendation
  • flattery
  • compliment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.