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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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Reams said he will try to sell the tax to voters by saying the sales tax in the neighboring communities is comparable and residents should pay it to improve the quality of services.
Reams is a man unafraid to look ridiculous, a trait more endearing in theory than in practice.
If Fallon's appeal fails tomorrow, Pat Eddery will come in for the ride on Reams of Verse with Mick Kinane on board Yashmak.
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The day after the Reams had tied the knot, the New York Red Bulls player received a call from Trotters boss Owen Coyle asking him to travel to England to sort out his move to the Barclays Premier League.
Scout Investment Advisors, a unit of bank holding company UMB Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UMBF), said it has closed the buyout ofA Reams Asset Management Company.
Police believe that Heyer, a Coos Bay resident, was behind the wheel of a Cadillac sedan that struck UO student Brian Sanford Reams at 2:45 a.m.
CLIVE REAMS, awarded a pounds 50,000 pay-off when made redundant as chief executive of the National Joint Pitch Council last summer, was banned from the Members' enclosure at Catterick on Saturday after using an NJPC badge to gain free admission to the racecourse.
The 14-day Christmas operation creates about 600 jobs, said Reams. If the postal officials decided to come, it could create about 200 permanent jobs, he said.
Ladies' man Henry Cecil has two girls on show in this afternoon's Vodafone Oaks (4.00), but Reams Of Verse is the one to give him his fifth triumph in the Epsom classic.