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ream (one's) ass

1. vulgar slang To aggressively and angrily rebuke, criticize, or chastise someone, especially for mistake or wrongdoing. I'm going to quit my job—I'm so sick of irate customers coming in and reaming my ass for something I have no control over. The boss reamed my ass for screwing up the accounts like that.
2. vulgar slang To engage in anal sex with one.
See also: ass, ream

ream (one's) butt

1. vulgar slang To aggressively and angrily rebuke, criticize, or chastise one, especially for mistake or wrongdoing. I'm going to quit my job—I'm so sick of irate customers coming in and reaming my butt for something I have no control over. The boss reamed my butt for screwing up the accounts like that.
2. vulgar slang To engage in anal sex with one.
See also: butt, ream

ream out

1. To carve, hollow, or smooth out the inside of something with a reamer (a rotary cutting tool) or a similar implement. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ream" and "out." He reamed out the holes on the frame so that the larger pins of the new panel would fit properly.
2. To aggressively and angrily rebuke, criticize, or chastise someone, especially for some mistake or wrongdoing. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ream" and "out." I'm going to quit my job—I'm so sick of irate customers coming in and reaming me out for something I have no control over. The boss reamed out the entire team for screwing up the accounts.
See also: out, ream

ream someone out

Sl. to scold someone severely. The teacher really reamed him out. The coach reamed out the whole team.
See also: out, ream

ream something out

to widen or clean an interior cavity or channel by scraping, grinding, or drilling. Ream the opening out so the flow will be faster. We had to ream out the pipes so the fuel would flow to the engine.
See also: out, ream

ream someone's ass (or butt)

criticize or rebuke someone. North American vulgar slang
See also: ass, ream

ream someone out

tv. to scold someone severely. The coach reamed out the whole team.
See also: out, ream, someone
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Some skiers bristle at providing the entertainment for the snowmobilers at Hecklers' Corner, but not Ream. "One year I skied over to them and helped judge a couple falls,'' he said.
This achievement broke the previous record set only months before when another seven-inch Turbocaser Express reamed through 1,800 ft of trouble zone to reach 26,044 ft target depth.
You look at the weather here, why would you want to go to Tahiti?" Ream's arrival comes a week after Gary Cahill completed his protracted move to Chelsea, but Coyle was keen to stress he is not a direct replacement and believes the success of American players in the Premier League bodes well for the latest recruit.
In his new position Ream will oversee all of American's maintenance operations worldwide, including its major repair, overhaul and modification bases in Fort Worth, Tulsa and Kansas City.
Later, Ream discovered he could buy old-label merchandise at huge discounts, and started using the basement of his Provo store as a clearinghouse for wholesalers that wanted to unload such goods.
"He fits it in between homework and school and trading Pokemon," John Ream said.
Two men were sent by the Preah Sihanouk court on Monday to the provincial prison on charges of allegedly being behind the clearing of state land in the protected Ream National Park.
TIM REAM has delivered a blunt assessment of Fulham's failed automatic promotion bid.
MARGARET Ream Lee, who was deputy head and head of English at the former Greenhead High School in the 1950s, has died aged 92.
AMERICAN defender Tim Ream has signed for Bolton Wanderers - but not in time to play in tomorrow's FA Cup fourth-round tie against Swansea City.
The Inner Ream system places no undue stress on nearby fragile structures or paying during the installation process, consequently it also reduces stress on the installer.
ExpressJet Airlines Inc, a subsidiary of ExpressJet Holdings Inc (NYSE:XJT), announced on Tuesday that its president and chief executive officer, Jim Ream, is leaving the company.
Can't this job be done with twist-drills of the appropriate size?" The answer is, yes it can and the gun would shoot; but no, this is not the right way to ream a cylinder.
The ream package will be a tight polyethylene bag with a built-in opening rip string.