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English definition of “ream sb (out)”

ream sb (out)

US slang
verb uk phrasal verb with ream   /riːm/ us  
to tell someone off severely because you strongly disapprove of their behaviour: The boss reamed them out for sleeping on the job.Chastising and rebuking
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