/ (ˈɪəˌwɪɡɪŋ) /
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informal a scolding or harangueI'll give him an earwigging about that
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Words nearby earwigging
ear to the ground, have one's, ear trumpet, ear tuft, earwax, earwig, earwigging, earwitness, earworm, ear wrap, EAS, ease
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How to use earwigging in a sentence
Some nameless, nidnoddy, negative old crocks 'ave bin a-earwigging 'em, that's wot's the matter.
I was in the House of Commons last night, and there I saw the defendant's counsel earwigging the judge.Hard Cash|Charles Reade