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  Definition of Talking to
  1. a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father''s idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"
Similar Words: lecture, speech

 

Hyponyms: sermon, preaching, curtain lecture

 

Derivational Morphology: speechify, call on the carpet, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast

 

 
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