rank someone

rank out

slang To criticize, demean, or complain about someone or something in a petty or naggingly critical manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "rank" and "out." The boss ranks out anyone who disagrees with her in front of the entire office. My parents ranked me out a bit for what had happened, but I was expecting it to be much worse.
See also: out, rank
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rank someone

verb
See also: rank, someone
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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