tongue-lashing[ tuhng-lash ]SEE DEFINITION OF tongue-lashing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TONGUE-LASHING
He departed, driving his new victim before him and tongue-lashing him all the way.
He started to give him the tongue-lashing of his life, before having him arrested.
"Yes," I answered, and what a tongue-lashing those two fellows got!
The tongue-lashing had been just what they needed, as Betty very well knew.
It was a tongue-lashing, indeed, and one that left the conductor no chance to reply.
Edd gave them a tongue-lashing and thrashing at one and the same time.
"Oh, there's going to be a tongue-lashing," cried Gwendolyn, frightened.
Mike, feeling sheepish and knowing he was guilty, had accepted the tongue-lashing and tendered an apology.
A regular tirade followed, and John realized that he must do his work well to escape a tongue-lashing.
Donald stood inwardly furious at the manner in which this dead-souled man was tongue-lashing his mother.