rail against (someone or something)(redirected from railing against)
rail against (someone or something)
To protest, criticize, or vent angrily about someone or something. I spent a lot of my teenage years raging against my parents, but looking back, I gave them way more grief than they deserved. Employees has formed a picket line outside of the company as they rail against proposed cuts to their pay and pension schemes.
rail against someone or something
to complain vehemently about someone or something. Why are you railing against me? What did I do? Leonard is railing against the tax increase again.
To protest something vehemently, especially using strong language: The students railed against the change to a longer school year.