bollocking

/ (ˈbɒləkɪŋ) /

noun

slang a severe telling-off; dressing-down

Nearby words

  1. bollard,
  2. bollinger body,
  3. bollito misto,
  4. bollix,
  5. bollock,
  6. bollocks,
  7. bollworm,
  8. bollywood,
  9. bolo,
  10. bolo tie

Word Origin for bollocking

from bollock (vb) (in the sense: to reprimand)

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