Synonyms

1. tongue-lashing

noun. rebuking a person harshly.

Synonyms

  • reproval
  • rebuke
  • wig
  • scolding
  • wigging
  • chiding
  • reproof
  • reprimand
  • reprehension

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Rhymes with Tongue Lashing

  • splashing
  • rehashing
  • trashing
  • thrashing
  • stashing
  • smashing
  • slashing
  • flashing
  • crashing
  • clashing
  • hashing
  • gnashing
  • fasching
  • dashing
  • cashing
  • caching
  • bashing

Sentences with tongue-lashing


1. Noun Phrase
Make an attempt to understand how your tongue lashing may have made the other person feel.

2. Noun Phrase
Once the offender gets to the office, they receive a tongue lashing or worse a forced vacation.

2. tongue-in-cheek

adjective. cleverly amusing in tone.

Synonyms

  • bantering
  • humourous
  • facetious

Antonyms

  • displeasing
  • unfunny
  • sobersided
  • unhumorous

3. lashing

noun. ['ˈlæʃɪŋ'] beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment.

Synonyms

  • whacking
  • self-flagellation
  • tanning
  • licking
  • whipping
  • thrashing
  • drubbing
  • lacing
  • beating
  • flagellation
  • horsewhipping
  • flogging

Antonyms

  • little
  • success
  • beginning
  • spiritless

4. lashing

adjective. ['ˈlæʃɪŋ'] violently urging on by whipping or flogging.

Antonyms

  • victory

5. lashing

noun. ['ˈlæʃɪŋ'] rope that is used for fastening something to something else.

Synonyms

  • rope
  • fastening
  • holdfast
  • fastener

Antonyms

  • peaceful
  • amicable
  • mild
  • bloodless

6. tongue

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity.

Synonyms

  • mouth
  • rima oris
  • pharynx
  • oral cavity
  • organ
  • throat
  • lingua
  • taste bud
  • glossa
  • gustatory organ
  • clapper
  • oral fissure
  • articulator

Antonyms

  • roughen
  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact

Etymology

  • tonge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. tongue

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language.

Synonyms

  • natural language
  • Khoisan language
  • Afroasiatic language
  • Eskimo-Aleut language
  • Munda-Mon-Khmer
  • Eskimo-Aleut
  • Caucasian
  • Nilo-Saharan language
  • Chukchi
  • Dravidian
  • mother tongue
  • Sino-Tibetan language
  • Caucasian language
  • Chukchi language
  • Austro-Asiatic
  • Papuan
  • Austronesian
  • Cassite
  • Afroasiatic
  • Ural-Altaic
  • first language
  • maternal language
  • Niger-Kordofanian
  • Elamite
  • Sino-Tibetan
  • Indian
  • Austronesian language
  • Afrasian language
  • Afro-Asiatic
  • Susian
  • Indo-Hittite
  • American-Indian language
  • Afrasian
  • Austro-Asiatic language
  • Hmong
  • Papuan language
  • tone language
  • creole
  • Miao
  • Nilo-Saharan
  • Dravidic
  • Indo-European language
  • Amerind
  • Basque
  • tonal language
  • language
  • Indo-European
  • Niger-Kordofanian language
  • American Indian
  • Elamitic
  • Khoisan
  • Hmong language
  • Kassite
  • linguistic communication
  • Amerindian language
  • Hamito-Semitic

Antonyms

  • tightness
  • immovability
  • immovableness
  • refrain

Etymology

  • tonge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. tongue

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] any long thin projection that is transient.

Synonyms

  • knife

Etymology

  • tonge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. tongue

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] a manner of speaking.

Synonyms

  • sharp tongue
  • delivery
  • manner of speaking

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • straight line
  • detach

Etymology

  • tonge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. tongue

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea.

Synonyms

  • spit
  • sand
  • cape

Etymology

  • tonge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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