Synonyms of talking-to in English:

talking-to


See definition of talking-to

noun

1‘they gave Peter a talking-to about solving problems with words, not fists’

SYNONYMS

reprimand, lecture, rebuke, scolding, reproof, reproach, rap on the knuckles, slap on the wrists, chiding, remonstration, upbraiding, berating, castigation, tirade, diatribe, admonition, admonishment, lambasting, censure, criticism, obloquy

telling-off, ticking off, wigging, carpeting, tongue-lashing, dressing-down, rocket

ANTONYMS

commendation, pat on the back