Definition of chew out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


chew out

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(North American English, informal) to tell somebody angrily that you do not approve of their actions He got chewed out by the boss for lying. The coach used to chew us out every day. I thought she was going to chew us out.
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