Definition of

Chew Up

  1. (verb, communication) censure severely or angrily
    The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Chew Up

Hyponyms: brush down, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, objurgate, tell off

Hypernyms: criticise, criticize, knock, pick apart

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