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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

talk′ing-to`(n.)(pl.)-tos.

  1. a scolding.

Origin of talking-to:

1875–80

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  1. talking-to(Noun)

    A rebuke or reprimand


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

talking-to(noun)

a talk given to someone in order to scold, criticize or blame them

I'll give that child a good talking-to when he gets home!

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