dressing down (Meaning)

Wordnet

dressing down (n)

a severe scolding

dressing down

a severe criticism, a severe reprimand

dressing down Sentence Examples

  1. The coach gave the team a dressing down after their humiliating defeat.
  2. The boss gave him a dressing down for his poor performance.
  3. The teacher gave the student a dressing down for talking in class.
  4. The parent gave the child a dressing down for misbehaving.
  5. The sergeant gave the platoon a dressing down for their sloppy appearance.
  6. The general gave the officer a dressing down for disobeying orders.
  7. The judge gave the defendant a dressing down for their disrespectful behavior.
  8. The manager gave the employee a dressing down for not meeting their sales target.
  9. The principal gave the student a dressing down for skipping school.
  10. The warden gave the prisoner a dressing down for fighting in their cell.

FAQs About the word dressing down

a severe scoldinga severe criticism, a severe reprimand

chastisement, rap,scolding, lecture, admonishment, talking-to, castigation, punishment, lesson, tongue-lashing

citation, praise, commendation, acclamation, endorsement, tribute, honor, commendation, endorsement, indorsement

The coach gave the team a dressing down after their humiliating defeat.

The boss gave him a dressing down for his poor performance.

The teacher gave the student a dressing down for talking in class.

The parent gave the child a dressing down for misbehaving.