Meaning : Censure severely or angrily.
The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car.
The deputy ragged the Prime Minister.
The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup.
Synonyms : bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, scold, take to task, trounce
Meaning : The part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth.
Meaning : The bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it. The bones that hold the teeth.
Meaning : Holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object.