Synonyms of talking-to in English:

talking-to


See definition of talking-to

noun

1‘they gave Peter a talking-to about solving problems with words, not fists’

SYNONYMS
reprimand, lecture, rebuke, scolding, reproof, reproach, rap on the knuckles, slap on the wrists, chiding, remonstration, upbraiding, berating, castigation, tirade, diatribe, admonition, admonishment, lambasting, censure, criticism, obloquy
telling-off, ticking off, wigging, carpeting, tongue-lashing, dressing-down, rocket
ANTONYMS

commendation, pat on the back