Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “give sb a piece of your mind”

give sb a piece of your mind

informal
to speak angrily to someone about something they have done wrong: I'm going to give that mechanic a piece of my mind if the car's not fixed this time.Talking angrily
(Definition of give sb a piece of your mind from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “give sb a piece of your mind” in other dictionaries

Translations of “give sb a piece of your mind”

Word of the Day

sling

to throw or drop something carelessly

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More