Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun talking_to

1 sense of talking to

Sense 1
lecture, speech, talking to -- (a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to")
       => rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand -- (an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face")

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