tongue-lash


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tongue-lash

vb
(tr) to reprimand severely; scold
ˈtongue-ˌlashing n, adj

tongue′-lash`



v.t., v.i.
to scold severely.

tongue-lash


Past participle: tongue-lashed
Gerund: tongue-lashing

Imperative
tongue-lash
tongue-lash
Present
I tongue-lash
you tongue-lash
he/she/it tongue-lashes
we tongue-lash
you tongue-lash
they tongue-lash
Preterite
I tongue-lashed
you tongue-lashed
he/she/it tongue-lashed
we tongue-lashed
you tongue-lashed
they tongue-lashed
Present Continuous
I am tongue-lashing
you are tongue-lashing
he/she/it is tongue-lashing
we are tongue-lashing
you are tongue-lashing
they are tongue-lashing
Present Perfect
I have tongue-lashed
you have tongue-lashed
he/she/it has tongue-lashed
we have tongue-lashed
you have tongue-lashed
they have tongue-lashed
Past Continuous
I was tongue-lashing
you were tongue-lashing
he/she/it was tongue-lashing
we were tongue-lashing
you were tongue-lashing
they were tongue-lashing
Past Perfect
I had tongue-lashed
you had tongue-lashed
he/she/it had tongue-lashed
we had tongue-lashed
you had tongue-lashed
they had tongue-lashed
Future
I will tongue-lash
you will tongue-lash
he/she/it will tongue-lash
we will tongue-lash
you will tongue-lash
they will tongue-lash
Future Perfect
I will have tongue-lashed
you will have tongue-lashed
he/she/it will have tongue-lashed
we will have tongue-lashed
you will have tongue-lashed
they will have tongue-lashed
Future Continuous
I will be tongue-lashing
you will be tongue-lashing
he/she/it will be tongue-lashing
we will be tongue-lashing
you will be tongue-lashing
they will be tongue-lashing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tongue-lashing
you have been tongue-lashing
he/she/it has been tongue-lashing
we have been tongue-lashing
you have been tongue-lashing
they have been tongue-lashing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tongue-lashing
you will have been tongue-lashing
he/she/it will have been tongue-lashing
we will have been tongue-lashing
you will have been tongue-lashing
they will have been tongue-lashing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tongue-lashing
you had been tongue-lashing
he/she/it had been tongue-lashing
we had been tongue-lashing
you had been tongue-lashing
they had been tongue-lashing
Conditional
I would tongue-lash
you would tongue-lash
he/she/it would tongue-lash
we would tongue-lash
you would tongue-lash
they would tongue-lash
Past Conditional
I would have tongue-lashed
you would have tongue-lashed
he/she/it would have tongue-lashed
we would have tongue-lashed
you would have tongue-lashed
they would have tongue-lashed
References in periodicals archive ?
That haggard look guaranteed you a tongue-lash or a beating from the parents.
What else is Anne Robinson but a bully, and yet we all turn on to watch her tongue-lash a teacher or ease her own fear of ageing by mocking anyone over 60.
Bookies Stan James are playing with fire in offering 4-1 that Cowell has another slip of the tongue-lash tonight and calls another name wrong, just like he did last year when he announced Leon the winner instead of Rhyddian.