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Synonyms for dress down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. call on the carpet, take to task, 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(verb)

    censure severely or angrily

    "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"

    Synonyms:
    manducate, get at, reproof, censure, chide, bait, rile, lash, dun, cod, razz, chit-chat, crucify, grouch, bedevil, reprimand, lambaste, devil, gossip, get to, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, criminate, chew out, yap away, beat, arouse, cane, trounce, tease, taunt, bring up, slash, berate, lecture, raise, conjure, nark, natter, grumble, rag, crush, confab, rattle on, torment, ride, chew up, irritate, tantalize, underdress, strap, chew, rally, claver, flog, remonstrate, chat, vanquish, yack, chitchat, whip, confabulate, call forth, jaw, talk, rebuke, invoke, nettle, vex, call down, evoke, lambast, yack away, bother, gravel, shoot the breeze, stir, take to task, chaffer, welt, lather, bawl out, point out, visit, call on the carpet, twit, masticate, chatter, beat out, have words, chew the fat, chafe, scold, shell, conjure up, put forward

    Antonyms:
    gussy up, fancy up, dress up, prink, rig out, attire, fig out, tog out, fig up, overdress, deck up, deck out, trick out, get up, tog up, trick up

  2. dress down, underdress(verb)

    dress informally and casually

    "On Fridays, employees can underdress"

    Synonyms:
    scold, trounce, berate, lambast, bawl out, reproof, chide, lecture, call down, call on the carpet, underdress, take to task, rebuke, jaw, reprimand, rag, remonstrate, have words, lambaste, chew out, chew up

    Antonyms:
    attire, tog out, tog up, rig out, fig out, overdress, gussy up, fancy up, deck up, deck out, get up, dress up, trick up, trick out, prink, fig up

How to pronounce dress down?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say dress down in sign language?

  1. dressdown

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How to use dress down in a sentence?

  1. Tyra Martin:

    When I stood up, I pulled my skirt part of my dress down and he did say,' Oh, don't pull it down now.' that gave me pause but I never felt uncomfortable.

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