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phrasal verb [transitive] American informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theychew out
he/she/itchews out
present participlechewing out
past tensechewed out
past participlechewed out
  1. to speak angrily to someone because they have done something wrong

    Mom really chewed me out the time I got in a fight.

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