ass-chewing

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ass-chewing

rude slang A harsh or angry scolding. The boss is totally going to give us an ass-chewing if he hears that we lost that big client.
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ass-chewing

n. a bawling out. (see also Alpha Charlie. From chew someone’s ass out.) If he does it again, I’m going to give him one hell of an ass-chewing.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"My good Joe, if you were the immediate object of this chewing, you wouldn't find it so excellent."
Kutuzov was chewing a piece of roast chicken with difficulty and glanced at Wolzogen with eyes that brightened under their puckering lids.
He was chewing a straw and he kept on chewing it while he looked solemnly at Anne.
Vronsky bowed, and Alexey Alexandrovitch, chewing his lips, lifted his hand to his hat and went on.
He cast himself on the grass by the Lock side, in an indolent way, with his back in that direction, and, having gathered a few blades, fell to chewing them.
Shimerda was baking bread, chewing poppy seeds as she worked.
Then there was a Mexican who sold big slabs of brown chewing taffy for five cents each.
"Thus Caedmon, keeping in mind all he heard, and, as it were, chewing the cud, converted the same into most harmonious verse; and sweetly repeating the same, made his masters in their turn his hearers.
The Fairy gave him the sugar and Pinocchio, after chewing and swallowing it in a twinkling, said, smacking his lips:
He stands always in the sunshine chewing something; and he keeps half-shutting his pocket knife and opening it again with his thumb.
So young was he that he quickly became footsore, and she carried him until Billy perched him on top of his pack and grumbled that Possum was chewing his back hair to a frazzle.
The gun-bullocks lay down together and began chewing the cud, but the young mule huddled close to Billy.
"Think how tired your jaws would get chewing a square meal like this, if it were not condensed to the size of a small tablet--which you can swallow in a jiffy."
White Fang resisted, and he could feel the jaws shifting their grip, slightly relaxing and coming together again in a chewing movement.
This much-enduring man had succeeded in banishing chewing gum after a long and stormy war, had made a bonfire of the confiscated novels and newspapers, had suppressed a private post office, had forbidden distortions of the face, nicknames, and caricatures, and done all that one man could do to keep half a hundred rebellious girls in order.