tongue-lashing (Meaning)

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tongue-lashing (n)

rebuking a person harshly

tongue-lashing Sentence Examples

  1. The principal delivered a tongue-lashing to the student for his disrespectful behavior.
  2. The boss's tongue-lashing left his employees feeling humiliated and demoralized.
  3. The politician's tongue-lashing of his opponent drew widespread condemnation.
  4. The customer gave the waiter a tongue-lashing for the poor service he had received.
  5. The child's tongue-lashing of his siblings for breaking his toy shocked his parents.
  6. The teacher's tongue-lashing of the class for their unruly behavior did little to improve discipline.
  7. The speaker's tongue-lashing of corruption in government left the audience feeling both inspired and outraged.
  8. The parent gave the teenager a tongue-lashing for staying out past curfew.
  9. The coach's tongue-lashing of the team after their loss left them feeling defeated and demoralized.
  10. The journalist's tongue-lashing of the politician's policies was both incisive and scathing.

FAQs About the word tongue-lashing

rebuking a person harshly

reproof, censure, tirade, criticism, lashing, condemnation, diatribe,invective, attack, reprimand

acclaim, honor, approval, homage, encomium, praise, tribute, praise, approval, eulogy

The principal delivered a tongue-lashing to the student for his disrespectful behavior.

The boss's tongue-lashing left his employees feeling humiliated and demoralized.

The politician's tongue-lashing of his opponent drew widespread condemnation.

The customer gave the waiter a tongue-lashing for the poor service he had received.