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tongue-lash

[ tuhng-lash ]
/ ˈtʌŋˌlæʃ /
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verb (used with or without object)
to scold severely.
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Origin of tongue-lash

First recorded in 1880–85

OTHER WORDS FROM tongue-lash

tongue-lashing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tongue-lash

tongue-lash

verb
(tr) to reprimand severely; scold

Derived forms of tongue-lash

tongue-lashing, noun, adjective
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