earbashing

n. tediously long and reproachful speech, scolding (Australian &New Zealand use)v. talk nonstop; nag; lecture a person (Australian &New Zealand use)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • earbashing — ► NOUN informal ▪ a lengthy and reproachful speech …   English terms dictionary

  • Earbashing — nagging, non stop chatter …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • earbashing — Australian Slang nagging, non stop chatter …   English dialects glossary

  • earbashing — noun informal a lengthy and reproachful speech. Derivatives earbash verb …   English new terms dictionary

  • earbashing — UK [ˈɪə(r)ˌbæʃɪŋ] / US [ˈɪrˌbæʃɪŋ] noun [singular] British informal a lot of angry criticism from someone …   English dictionary

  • earbashing — earˈbashing noun A lengthy scolding • • • Main Entry: ↑ear …   Useful english dictionary

  • Get a good Earbashing — to get smb. to be talking to him for a long time …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • get a good earbashing — Australian Slang to get smb. to be talking to him for a long time …   English dialects glossary

  • ear|bash|ing — «IHR BASH ihng», noun, adjective. British Informal. –n. a long or noisy speech; harangue; tirade: »Sometimes these occasions are used to give the audience a political earbashing (London Times). –adj. earsplitting; deafening: »an earbashing…score …   Useful english dictionary

  • earbash — /ˈɪəbæʃ/ (say earbash) Colloquial –verb (t) 1. to harangue (someone). –verb (i) 2. to talk insistently and for a long time. –earbasher, noun –earbashing, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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