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reprimand

Synonyms of reprimand in English:

verb

  • he was publicly reprimanded for his behaviour
    informal tell off, give someone a talking-to, give someone a telling-off, dress down, give someone a dressing-down, give someone an earful, give someone a roasting, give someone a rocket, give someone a rollicking, rap, rap over the knuckles, slap someone's wrist, send someone away with a flea in their ear, let someone have it, bawl out, give someone hell, come down on, blow up, pitch into, lay into, lace into, give someone a caning, put on the mat, slap down, blast, rag, keelhaul
    North American informal chew out, ream out
    Australian informal monster
    British vulgar slang bollock, give someone a bollocking
    North American vulgar slang chew someone's ass, ream someone's ass
    dated call down, rate, give someone a rating, trim
    [Antonyms] praise, commend, compliment
  • noun

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  • they received a severe reprimand from the Office of Fair Trading
    informal telling-off, rap, rap over the knuckles, slap on the wrist, flea in one's ear, dressing-down, earful, roasting, tongue-lashing, bawling-out, caning, blast
    British informal ticking off, carpeting, wigging, rollicking, rocket, row
    Australian/New Zealand informal serve
    British vulgar slang bollocking
    dated rating
    [Antonyms] praise, commendation
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