Synonyms of telling-off in English:


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1‘I've already had one telling off from Dad today’

reprimand, rebuke, reproof, admonishment, admonition, reproach, reproval, scolding, remonstration, upbraiding, castigation, lambasting, lecture, criticism, censure
informal rap, rap over the knuckles, slap on the wrist, flea in one's ear, talking-to, dressing-down, earful, roasting, tongue-lashing, bawling-out, caning, blast, blowing up
British informal ticking off, carpeting, wigging, rollicking, rocket, row
Australian, New Zealand informal serve
British vulgar slang bollocking
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