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BERATING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does berating mean? 

BERATING (noun)
  The noun BERATING has 1 sense:

1. a severe rebuke

  Familiarity information: BERATING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BERATING (noun)


Sense 1berating [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A severe rebuke

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

berating; blowing up

Context example:

he deserved the berating that the coach gave him

Hypernyms ("berating" is a kind of...):

rebuke; reprehension; reprimand; reproof; reproval (an act or expression of criticism and censure)


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