Reverse Dictionary: REPRI – REPZ


REPRIMAND, REPRIMANDED – ADJECTIVES
– IN FOR IT in trouble, about to be reprimanded or punished …M17 sl.
 
REPRIMAND etc. – NOUNS
– ASS-CHEWING a harsh, prolonged scolding and reprimand, as from a superior officer; usually considered vulgar …1954 Amer. military sl.
– ASS-KICKING a physical bearing or assault; a severe defeat, reprimand, or humiliation …1943 US sl.
– BALLOCKING a reprimand or instance of reprimanding …1938 Brit. sl.
– BALL-OUT a reprimand or instance of reprimanding …1915 US sl.
– BAWLING OUT a reprimand; a telling-off, a scolding …20C sl.
– BAWL-OUT a reprimand or instance of reprimanding …1915 US sl.
– BLAST a severe reprimand; a verbal attack; a very uncomplimentary remark; a sharp scolding …1874 Amer. dial.
– BOLLOCKING a reprimand or instance of reprimanding …1938 Brit. sl.
– BOTTLE a reprimand or instance of reprimanding …1938 Brit. naval sl.
– CALL-DOWN a reprimand; a rebuke; a scolding …1895 Amer. sl.
– CALLING-DOWN a reprimand; a scolding …c1960 Amer. dial.
– CARPETING a thorough reprimand …Bk1888 colloq.
– CARPET LECTURE an official reprimand …1910s Aust. sl.
– CHAWING-UP a bawling-out; a reprimand …1883 Amer. dial.
– CHEWING-OUT a sharp scolding, a reprimand …1965 Amer. dial.
– COAT OF VARNISH a reprimand; a prison sentence …1956 UK sl.
– DINGBAT a blow or slap on the buttocks; a paddling, a sharp scolding, reprimand, punishment …1895
– DINGBATLER a blow or slap on the buttocks; a paddling, a sharp scolding, reprimand, punishment …1895
– EARBASHING a lengthy scolding; a harsh reprimand …1984 NZ sl.
– EARFUL a full or clear hearing of what is being said; hence, a voluble expression of opinions, esp. a sharp verbal rebuke or scolding; a strong and often lengthy reprimand …1911 colloq.
– GOING-OVER a reprimand or instance of reprimanding …1872 sl., orig. US
– HAIRBLOWER a severe telling-off, a scolding, a reprimand …2002 UK sl.
– H.E. a severe reprimand …1940s services’ usage (High Explosive)
– JACKETING a thrashing; a reprimand …1851-61 sl.
– JACKING UP a rebuke, a reprimand; a scolding …1905 Amer. dial.
– JAWBATION a long and tedious harangue; a severe lecture or reprimand; a tedious rebuke or reproof; a scolding …1840 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– JERK a reprimand …1913 Amer. dial.
– LINING OUT a scolding, a reprimand …1966 Amer. dial.
– NASTYGRAM a written reprimand or record of misconduct; hence, an unpleasant written notice …1966-67 US sl., chiefly military
– OVERHAUL a reprimand; a scolding; a thrashing …1797 Amer. dial.
– OVERHAULING a reprimand; a scolding; a thrashing; chastisement …1833 Amer. dial.
– PANDIE;  PANDY punishment in general, a severe reprimand, censure …1808 Sc.
– RAILROADING a reprimand …1935 sl.
– RAKE-DOWN a scolding; a reprimand …1859 Amer. dial.
– RAKING-DOWN a scolding; a reprimand …1854 Amer. dial.
– RAP a rebuke or reprimand; blame, responsibility …1777 sl.
– RAP ON THE KNUCKLES a scolding or reprimand …19C
– RAP OVER THE KNUCKLES a scolding or reprimand …19C
– RASPBERRY a reprimand or instance of reprimanding …1920 sl.
– RAZZ a reprimand or instance of reprimanding …1919 sl., orig. US
– RAZZBERRY a reprimand or instance of reprimanding …1922 sl.
– READING a dressing down; a severe reprimand …1942 Amer. dial., esp. Black usage
– READING-OFF a reprimand, a sharp scolding …c1950 Amer. dial.
– READ-OFF a reprimand, a sharp scolding …1947 Amer. dial.
– ROCKET a severe reprimand …1841 sl., orig. military
– ROCKETING a severe reprimand ….E20 colloq.
– ROLLICKING a reprimand or instance of reprimanding …1932 Brit. sl.
– SAYING-OVER a scolding, reprimand, swearing …1905 Amer. dial.
– SCOTCH BLESSING a severe scolding or reprimand …1907 Amer. dial.
– TALKING-TO a scolding, a reprimand …M19
– THROUGH-GOING a severe examination; a thorough reprimand …1817 Sc.
– THROUGH-PUTTING a severe examination; a thorough reprimand …1899 Sc.
– TONGUE-LASHING a severe verbal reprimand
– VALENTINE a reprimand, a punishment …1920s US police usage
– WALK THE CARPET of a servant: to be summoned before the master or mistress for a reprimand …1823
– WHAT FOR a reprimand or instance of reprimanding …1873 sl.
– WIG a severe reprimand …L18 colloq.
– WIGGING a severe rebuke, reproof, or reprimand; a scolding …1805 colloq.
 
REPRIMAND etc. – PHRASES
– DANCING ON THE CARPET summoned to the superintendent’s office for investigation or reprimand …1931 Can. railroadmen’s usage
– ON THE CARPET being reprimanded …1900 sl., orig.
– ON THE MAT being reprimanded …1917 sl., orig. military
 
REPRIMAND etc. – PHRASES
– TAKE YOU EVERYWHERE TWICE – THE SECOND TIME TO APOLOGISE used as a jocular reprimand to a companion who has just said or done something contrary to the accepted social code …2002 UK sl.
 
REPRIMAND etc. – VERBS
– BALLOCK to reprimand …1938 Brit. sl.
– BALL OUT to reprimand …1899 sl., orig. US
– BANG PEOPLE’S HEADS TOGETHER to reprimand a group of people, often in order to get them to cooperate …1957 sl.
– BAWL to scold, to reprimand, to criticize loudly …M19 sl., orig. US
– BAWL OUT to reprimand …1899 sl., orig. US
– BE FOR THE HIGH JUMP to be liable to receive a reprimand or punishment …Brit. colloq.
– BE JIBBED to be called over the coals; to get into trouble; to be reprimanded …Bk1896 sl.
– BE MADE TO RIDE THE HASP to be brought before one’s superiors and reprimanded …Bk1902 Sc.
– BE PUT THROUGH ONE’S FACINGS to be reprimanded or to show off …c1865 colloq., orig. military sl.
– BLOW SOMEONE UP to reprimand …1712 sl.
– BOLLOCK to reprimand …1938 Brit. sl.
– BOTTLE to reprimand …1946 Brit. naval sl.
– BRASS SOMEONE OFF to reprimand …1943 Brit. sl., orig. services’
– CACK ON to reprimand …1990s UK juvenile usage
– CALL DOWN to reprimand; to rebuke; to scold severely; to humble one …1896 Amer. dial.
– CALL ON THE CARPET to reprimand; to scold …1960s US sl.
– CALL OVER THE ROLLS to call up for reprimand …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CASE to reprove or reprimand sternly …1971 Amer. dial.
– CARPET to call a servant into the parlour, etc., to be reprimanded; to ‘call over the coals’ …1840 colloq.
– CHEW to annoy, to nag, to scold, to bawl someone out, to berate, to reprimand, to scold …1942 Amer. dial.
– CHEW (A PERSON’S) ASS to reprimand (a person) severely …1946
– CHEW AT to annoy, to nag, to scold, to bawl someone out, to berate, to reprimand, to scold …1965 Amer. dial.
– CHEW OFF to dress down; to reprimand …World War II Amer. sl.
– CHEW ON to annoy, to nag, to scold, to bawl someone out, to berate, to reprimand, to scold …1965 Amer. dial.
– CHEW ONE’S ASS OUT to bawl out, to scold, to reprimand; to put pressure on somebody …1965 Amer. dial.
– CHEW ONE’S BALLOCKS OFF to rebuke or reprimand severely …20C Services’ sl., esp. army
– CHEW OUT to reprimand, to bawl out, to scold …1937 US sl., orig. services’
– CHEW SOMEONE’S ASS to reprimand …1946 US sl.
– CHEW THE BALLS OFF to reprimand severely …20C military sl.
– CHEW UP to annoy, to nag, to scold, to bawl someone out, to berate, to reprimand, to scold …1884 Amer. dial.
– CLOBBER to strike someone; to hit; to thrash or beat up; to defeat; to reprimand or criticize severely …1944 sl.
– COAT to reprimand someone; esp. of a warder reprimanding a prisoner …1996 UK sl.
– COME DOWN ON to reprimand …1888 sl.
– COME DOWN ON LIKE A TON OF BRICKS to reprimand …1888 sl.
– COP A BAKE to receive a reprimand or a severe criticism …1980s Aust. prison sl.
– COP A BAKING to receive a reprimand or a severe criticism …1980s Aust. prison sl.
– COP A FLOWER-POT to be severely reprimanded, punished, or beaten …1930s sl.
– DANCE THE CARPET to appear before an official for an investigation of one’s work or behaviour; to receive a reprimand, criticism, or punishment …20C Amer. sl.
– EAT OUT to tell off, to reprimand …1944 US sl.
– FACE THE MUSIC to go through an ordeal; to face the possibility of a severe reprimand or other punishment …20C
– GET A FALL OUT OF to reprimand someone …L19 sl.
– GET A ROCKET to get a severe reprimand …Brit. & NZ colloq.
– GET THE RAZZ to be reprimanded …1919 sl.
– GIVE A PERSON A SERVE to criticize or reprimand a person sharply …M20 Aust. sl.
– GIVE A PIECE OF ONE’S MIND to reprimand …1861 sl.
– GIVE CURRY to reprimand …1936 Aust. sl.
– GIVE GIP to reprimand …1893 sl.
– GIVE GYP to reprimand …1893 sl.
– GIVE IT TO SOMEONE HOT to reprimand …1831 sl.
– GIVE IT TO SOMEONE HOT AND STRONG to reprimand …1831 sl.
– GIVE ONE JESSE to give one a good scolding; to punish one severely; to reprimand sternly …1839 Amer. dial.
– GIVE SOMEONE A STRONG PULL to speak severely to; to reprimand …c1930 sl.
– GO FOR A BURTON to be severely reprimanded …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– GO SOMEONE SCONE-HOT to reprimand …1927 Aust. sl.
– GO THROUGH ONE’S FACINGS to be reprimanded or to show off …c1865 colloq., orig. military sl.
– HAUL to bring up for a reprimand; to call to account …1795
– HAUL OVER THE COALS to reprimand …1795 sl.
– HAVE OVER to reprimand, to complain at; to castigate …1936 Amer. dial.
– JACK UP to call to account; to rebuke; to reprove severely, to reprimand; to scold; to irritate …1896 Amer. dial.
– JERK to call to account, to reprimand; to harass …1843 Amer. dial.
– JOBE to rebuke, to reprove, to reprimand in a long and tedious harangue; to lecture …1670 colloq. obs.
– JUMP DOWN SOMEONE’S THROAT to reprimand …1879 sl.
– KICK ASS to reprimand …1976 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– KNOCK PEOPLE’S HEADS TOGETHER to reprimand a group of people, often in order to get them to cooperate …1957 sl.
– LANDAM-LANTAN to reprimand sharply; to rate …1777 Eng. dial.
– LANDAM-LANTAN-RANTAN to reprimand sharply; to rate …1777 Eng. dial.
– LAND ON to scold; to reprimand; to rebuke or take decisive action against …1910s US sl.
– LARN to reprimand …1902 sl.
– LAY OUT to scold, to reprimand; to berate …1900s Amer. dial.
– LET SOMEONE HAVE IT to challenge, to pose a difficult question, to reprimand severely, to criticize …M19 sl., orig. US
– LINE OUT to reprimand, to discipline, to punish …1927 Amer. dial.
– MAT to reprimand …1948 Brit. sl.
– NAIL to reprimand …1960s US sl.
– OPEN OUT to expose ill deeds; to censure, to reprimand, to use violent language, to abuse, to cry aloud …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– OVERHAUL to scold, reprimand or discipline …1942 Amer. dial.
– PI-JAW to reprimand …1891 Brit. sl.
– PULL UP to reprimand …1836 sl.
– RAG to scold, to talk severely to, to reproach; to abuse violently …M18 sl.
– RAIL to criticize or reprimand someone …1987 US sl.
– RAIL ON to criticize or reprimand someone …1987 US sl.
– RAISE HELL to criticize or castigate thoroughly and in anger, to reprimand severely …1920s sl.
– RAISE HELL AND STICK A PROP UNDER IT to castigate, to reprimand severely …1920s sl.
– RAISE MERRY HELL AND PUT A SHINGLE UNDER IT to castigate, to reprimand severely …1920s sl.
– RAKE DOWN to scold, to reprimand …1942 Amer. dial.
– RAKE OVER THE COALS to reprimand …20C colloq.
– RAP to reprimand …1906 sl., orig. US
– RAP THE KNUCKLES OF to reprimand …1759 sl.
– RAP OVER THE KNUCKLES to reprimand …1759 sl.
– READ to reprimand …1980s African-American & students’ sl.
– READ A LECTURE to censure or reprimand, esp. in a long-winded manner …colloq.
– READ A LESSON to censure or reprimand, esp. in a long-winded manner …colloq.
– READ OFF to reprimand, to express blunt criticism of …B1900 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– READ ONE’S TITLE CLEAR to tell a person just what one thinks of him; to reprimand someone …1942 Amer. dial.
– READ OUT to reprimand, to express blunt criticism of; to rebuke strongly; to scold …1958 Amer. dial.
– READ THE DOG-LAW to scold, to read the riot act, to reprimand, to upbraid, to chastise …1903 Amer. dial.
– READ THE RIOT ACT to tell off severely and threateningly; to reprimand forcefully …20C sl.
– READ UP to tell off; to reprimand …20C Irish sl.
– REAM to reprimand …1950 US sl.
– REAM OUT to reprimand …1950 US sl.
– RECKOMAND to reprimand …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– RIG to tease, to mock, to vex; to deride; to reprimand,  to scold …1883 Amer. dial.
– ROAR SOMEONE UP to reprimand …1917 sl., chiefly Aust.
– ROCKET to reprimand …1948 sl., orig. military
– ROUNDSHAVE to scold; to reprimand severely; to abuse …1892 Eng. dial.
– RUB ONE’S NOSE IN IT to reprimand someone by reminding them humiliatingly of their error …1963 sl.
– RUCK to reprimand …1936 sl.
– SALT DOWN to tell off, to reprimand …1900s US sl.
– SAW OFF to berate, to reprimand …1940s sl.
– SCALD to reprimand, to scold …L19 Irish sl.
– SCOUR to reprimand or chide severely …1825 Sc. 
– SCRUB to reprimand …1911 services’ sl., chiefly naval
– SHOW SOMEONE WHERE TO HEAD IN to severely scold or reprimand …1966 Amer. dial.
– SORT OUT to reprimand …1941 sl.
– TAIRGE to reprimand, to scold loudly; to beat, to strike, to thrash …1825 Sc.
– TAKE A FALL OUT OF to reprimand someone …L19 US & Aust. sl.
– TAKE A PIECE OUT OF to scold, to reprimand severely …1940s Aust. sl.
– TAKE INTO THE WOODSHED to reprimand …1907 Amer. sl.
– TAKE ONE’S MEDICINE to accept a punishment or reprimand …L19 sl.
– TAKE SOMEONE APART to reprimand someone …1950s sl.
– TAKE THROUGH HANDS to reprimand …Bk1905 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– TAKE TO THE WOODSHED to reprimand …1907 Amer. sl.
– TARGE to reprimand, to scold loudly …1825 Sc.
– TEAR A STRIP OFF SOMEONE to reprimand …1940 sl., orig. R.A.F.
– TEAR DOWN to reprimand severely; to attack verbally …L19 sl.
– TAKE SOMEONE APART to absolutely defeat someone in a fight; to reprimand someone severely; to berate or abuse someone …1984 sl.
– TAPE OFF to reprimand …1920s Aust. sl.
– TEAR SOMEONE OFF A STRIP to reprimand …1940 sl., orig. R.A.F.
– TELL OFF to reprimand …1919 sl.
– TELL SOMEONE WHERE TO HEAD IN to severely scold or reprimand …1945 Amer. dial.
– TICK OFF to reprimand …1915 sl., orig. services’
– WALK DOWN ONE’S THROAT to tell off, to scold, to reprimand …L19 sl.
– WALK INTO to scold, to reprimand …M19 sl.
– WALK THE CARPET to reprimand …1823 colloq.
– WIG to reprimand severely …E19 colloq.
– WORD to reprimand …1945 Aust. sl.
 
REPRISAL – NOUNS
– QUITS reprisal, retaliation …1865 rare
 
REPROACH, REPROACHFUL, REPROACHFULNESS, REPROACHING – ADJECTIVES
– ABUSEFUL abounding in abuse; using or practicing abuse; abusive, reproachful …1642 obs.
– CONVICIATORY wrangling, railing; reproachful, abusive …1611 obs.
– DEDECOROUS disgraceful, reproachful, shameful, dishonourable, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, dishonest …1727 obs.
– DISGRACIVE tending to disgrace or reproach; disgraceful, shameful …1602 obs. rare
– OBLOQUIOUS characterized by obloquy or evil-speaking; bringing disgrace or reproach; defamatory …1611 rare
– OPPROBRATORY conveying reproach or detraction …1833 obs. rare
– OPPROBRIOUS full of or containing reproach or opprobrium …c1410
 
REPROACH etc. – INTERJECTIONS
– SHAME! expressing shock, reproach, disgust, etc. …ME
 
REPROACH etc. – NOUNS
– ABUSION contemptuous or reproachful language; reviling, insult …1382 obs.
– BAUCHLING reproaching, taunting …1835 Sc.
– BETWITTING upbraiding, reproach …1869 Eng. dial.
– BISMER shame, disgrace, reproach, mockery, scorn …c893 obs.
 BISMER ​a reproach, a taunt, an insult …971 obs.
– CORREPTION a chiding, reprehension, reproof, reproach, rebuke …c1380 obs.
– EDWIT reproach, rebuke, taunt; taunting speech …c825 obs.
– EDWITING a reproaching or rebuking, a rebuke, reproach …1388 obs.
– FLYTING a reproach …c1200 obs.
– IMPROBATION reproach …1526 obs.
– IMPROBRATION reproach, reviling …1526 obs. rare
– IMPROPERATION the act of upbraiding or reviling; a reproach, a taunt …1502 obs.
– IMPROPERY reproach, upbraiding …1542 obs.
– LACK disgrace, despite, reproach; the act of disparaging …1710 Sc. obs.
– LASTING abuse, blame, reproach …a1225 obs.
– MEDISANCE evil speaking; reproach; obloquy; detraction …1656 obs.
– OBBRAID a reproach or reproof …a1200 obs.
– ONSAW a charge against a person, an accusation; reproach, opprobrious language …c1000 obs.
– OPPROBRATION reproaching, taunting, reviling …c1616 obs. rare
– OPPROBRIOUSNESS abusive quality; reproachfulness, scurrility …c1540
– OPPROBRIUM an occasion or cause of reproach or reprobation; something that brings disgrace …1656
– OPPROBRIUM the disgrace or evil reputation attached to conduct considered shameful; infamy, reproach, disgrace, dishonour …1683
– OPPROBRY a condition of infamy, shame, disgrace, or reproach …1432-50 obs.
 OPPROBRY the imputation of shameful or infamous conduct; the utterance of contumelious reproach; abuse …1432-50 obs.
 OPPROBRY an occasion, cause, or object of reproach …1535 obs.
– RAGGIN the act of reproaching; a scolding; a debate, contention …1825 Sc.
– REPRUCE reproach …a1325 obs. rare
– SCANCE blame, reproach, scandal …1866 Sc.
– SCATHE AND SCORN insult and injury, blame, reproach …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SISERARA a severe blow; a violent reproach
– TASH a reproach, affront; disgrace …1709 Sc.
– TOLE evil-speaking, calumny, slander; blasphemy; reproach, blame …c1000 obs.
– UMBRAID upbraiding, reproach …c1330 obs.
– UPBRAY a reproach or reproof …1590 obs.
– UPBRIXLE reproach, scorn; an object of reproach …c1200 obs.
– UPCAST a reproach; a taunt; an occasion of reproach …1714 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 
REPROACH etc. – NOUNS, TERM OF REPROACH
– AMERUGIAN a term of mild reproach for a child, after they have been in mischief …1983 Amer. dial.
– BANG-BEGGAR a term of reproach; a vagabond …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BARGHEST a term of reproach or abuse; one who is unsightly in appearance; a noisy or ill-conducted person …1863 Eng. dial.
– BASH-RAG a term of reproach …1603 obs. rare
– BASTARD a term of reproach for a mischievous or worthless boy …1830 Eng. dial.
– BEARWARD a term of reproach …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BEGGAR a term of reproach or mock anger; also a term of address to a familiar …1883 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– BELL-KITE a term of reproach …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BENCH-BABBLER one who sits idly whistling on a bench; a term of reproach …1549
– BENCH-WHISTLER one who sits idly whistling on a bench; a term of reproach …1542 obs.
– BESOM a term of reproach or contempt applied to a woman, esp. a woman of loose or slovenly habits …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– BEWCASTLE a term of reproach …1883 Eng. dial.
– BLUEBELLY a proud, pretentious person; a term of reproach …1950 Amer. dial.
– BLIZZOM a mild term of reproach for a young woman …Bk1886 Eng. dial.
– BLUTTER a term of reproach; one who has not the power of retention …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOINARD a fool, a simpleton; a rogue, a rascal, a scoundrel, a low person; a term of reproach …a1300 obs.
– CALLYMOOCHER a term of abuse or reproach; ? a raw cadger, a greenhorn ……1661 obs. rare
– CAPON an idiot, a dull, stupid person; a term of reproach …1542
– CASBALD a term of reproach …c1440 obs.
– CAYNARD a lazy fellow, a sluggard; a worthless fellow, a rascal, a scoundrel; a term of reproach …1303 obs.
– CHITTY-FACE a term of reproach or contempt; a thin, pinched, or childish face; one who has a thin, pinched face; a puny child with a little face; a pitiful, wretched, sneaking fellow …1601 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– CLAPPERDUDGEON a beggar born; also used as a term of reproach or insult …1567 arch.
– CUM-TWANG term of abuse, reproach, or contempt; apparently, a miser …1599 obs.
– DAMISHELL a young unmarried woman; a term of reproach for a woman of bad character or disposition; a damsel …a1743 Sc.
– DAMSEL a young unmarried woman; a term of reproach for a woman of bad character or disposition …1867 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DANE a red-haired man, a term of reproach …1865 Eng. dial.
– DEVILSKIN a mischievous, tiresome person; a humorous term of reproach …1874 Eng. dial.
– DEVIL’S NEEDLE a term of reproach …1824 Sc.
– DOG-BOLT a term of contempt or reproach applied to a person; a contemptible fellow; a mean wretch or villain …1465 obs.
– DOG’S FACE a term of abuse or reproach …c1590
– DRUGGLE a term of contempt or reproach: apparently a heavy, stupid, spiritless or cowardly fellow …1611 obs.
– DUNGHILL a person of low social status; a commoner or peasant; chiefly used as a demeaning term of reproach or abuse …1608 derogatory, obs.
– DUST-WORM a ‘worm of the dust’, a mean, despicable, or grovelling person; a term of reproach …1621 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– FACKET a term of contempt or reproach applied to women and children; a slattern; a worthless woman …19C Eng. dial.
– FAGGOT a term of contempt or reproach applied to women and children; a slattern, a worthless woman …1591
– GADLING a term of reproach; a base, low-born person …1297 obs.
– GALLOWS-STRINGS a term of reproach …1675
– GRUMBOL a term of reproach …Bk1881
– GUINEA-PIG a term of reproach …Bk1881
– GUTTER-MASTER a term of reproach …17C
– HAGGAGE a term of reproach for a woman; an untidy, slatternly, or slovenly woman …1746 Eng. dial.
– HAGGAGING a term of reproach for a woman …1876 Eng. dial.
– HAINE;  HAYNE;  HEYNE a term of reproach; a mean wretch, a niggard …c1386 obs.
– HALTER-SACK a ‘gallows-bird’; a term of reproach or abuse…1598 obs.
– HANGIE a term of reproach for a person; a worthless fellow …1787 Sc.
– HEAP a term of reproach applied to a slovenly woman …1810 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HULLOCK a lazy, worthless fellow; a term of reproach …B1900 Eng. dial.
– JACKANAPES an absurd fop; a whippersnapper; a general term of reproach …1529 sl.
– JAIL-BIRD a term of reproach; an incorrigible rogue …1603
– JAUDEWIN a term of reproach for a person …1340-70 obs.
– LADRONE a vague term of reproach; a rogue, rascal, blackguard; a lazy knave …a1557 Sc.
– LATHERIN a vague term of reproach; a rogue, a blackguard …1789 Sc.
– LAYDRON a vague term of reproach; a rogue, a blackguard …1706 Sc.
– LAZY LAURENCE a term of reproach for an idle person; a loafer …1880
– LUCKY-MINNIE a term of reproach to a woman …B1900 Sc.
– MALT-HORSE a term of reproach or abuse for a dull, stupid fellow; a dolt …1590 obs.
– MIXEN a term of abuse or reproach to a woman or child …1777 Eng. dial.
– MIXEN-VARLET a term of reproach …1895 Sc.
– MURKLE a term of reproach or contempt …B1900 Sc.
– NAGGART a term of reproach for a person …Bk1866 Eng. dial.
– NAUGHTY-PACK a term of abuse or reproach to a male or female …16C obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– NEAGER a term of reproach …1790 Eng. dial.
– NIKKIENOW a term of reproach …1678 Sc. obs.
– PADDOCK-STOOL a term of reproach …Bk1905 Sc.
– PAIK, PAKE a term of reproach for a woman, or for a female domesticated animal or bird; always used with an adj., as in ‘auld paik’ …Bk1905 Sc.
– PARDONER a term of reproach, a scoundrel, a villain, a cheat …c1700 obs.
– PENTWEEZLE a term of abuse or reproach …1656 obs.
– QUEAN a term of reproach for a shrewish or dirty woman …1740 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– QUEEN an immoral woman; a term of reproach for a shrewish or dirty woman …1740 Eng. dial.
– QUILL-BOY a term of reproach for a person incapable of much work …1853 Ireland
– QURD a term of reproach for a person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAT a term of reproach for a person …1594
– RED-HEADED DANE a term of reproach …Bk1880 Eng. dial.
– RIGGIN a term of reproach for a woman …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ROGUE a mischievous person, now esp. a child; frequently used as a playful term of reproof or reproach …L16
– RONYON a fat woman; a mangy or scabby animal; a term of contempt or reproach to a woman (see note on blog entry) …1605
– SACKET a term of reproach or abuse …1868 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCAPE-GALLOWS a term of reproach for a thoroughly bad fellow …1819 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCAPE-THE-GALLOWS a term of reproach for a thoroughly bad fellow …1819 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCOLOPENDRA a term of reproach to a woman; a nickname for a courtesan; a harlot …1633 obs.
– SNIBBLE-NOSE one who would save even the droppings of his nose; a term of reproach for a mean-spirited, covetous person; a niggardly miser …1746 Eng. dial.
– SNICKET a pert, saucy, forward girl; a term of reproach for a little girl; a naughty child; a dirty, careless, impudent woman …1867 Eng. dial.
– SOUSED GURNET a term of reproach …1598 obs.
– SQUALL a girl, a minx; a term of endearment, and of abuse or reproach …1570 obs.
– STICHEL a term of reproach, applied especially by parents to children …1659 obs.
– TARLEATHER a term of abuse or reproach applied to a woman; an inferior woman …1575 obs. rare
– TASSEL-RAG a mild term of reproach used to a female …Bk1887 Eng. dial. obs.
– TIKE a mischievous, tiresome child or boy; a term of reproach applied half playfully to children …1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TIMBER-HEAD a blockhead; a term of reproach …1882 Eng. dial.
– TITIVIL a term of reproach; a bad or vile character; a scoundrel, villain; a worthless knave …c1420 obs.
– TYKE a mischievous, tiresome child or boy; a term of reproach applied half playfully to children …1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– UDGIT a term of reproach for a person …1868 Eng. dial.
– UTICK a term of reproach for a lad …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UZBIRD a term of reproach; generally applied to children …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– WARLOCK a wicked person; a scoundrel, a reprobate; a general term of reproach or abuse …a1000 obs.
– WEAN an immoral woman; a term of reproach for a shrewish or dirty woman …1740 Eng. dial.
 
REPROACH etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– TAUNTER a reproacher; an insulter …1558
– TWITTER one who censures, reproaches, or upbraids someone …1598 obs. rare
 
REPROACH etc. – VERBS
– ADWITE to reproach, to accuse …c1430 obs.
– BEGREDE to cry out against; to upbraid, to reproach, to accuse …c1200 obs.
– BETWIT to reproach; to taunt, to jibe …1661 obs. rare
– CAST A SCANSE ON ONE to make one an object of reproach (scance = n. blame, reproach, scandal) …Bk1904 Sc.
– CAST IN A PERSON’S NOSE to reproach or upbraid a person with …1526 obs.
– CAST ONE IN THE TEETH to reproach or upbraid one …1526 obs.
– DING UP to reproach, to upbraid, to reflect upon …1854 Eng. dial.
– DO A PERSON SHAME to inflict disgrace or injury on a person; to reproach a person …obs.
– EDWITE to taunt, to blame, to reproach …c825 obs.
– EMBRAID to upbraid, to taunt, to mock; also, to reproach one with …1481 obs.
– ENTWITE to twit, rebuke, reproach or blame a person …1542 obs.
– GAB to reproach; to accuse …c1200 obs.
– ILL to harm; to reproach; to rail at; to speak evil of …1684 Eng. dial.
– IMPROPERATE to reproach; to upbraid one with a fault …1623 obs. rare
– LAY TO A PERSON’S NOSE to reproach or upbraid a person with …1579 obs.
– LEHTRIE to reproach …c1000 obs.
– OPPROBRIATE to speak abusively or contemptuously of or to; to reproach; to vilify …1649 rare
– OUTBRAID to upbraid; to reproach …1509 obs.
– PALT to assail with obloquy or reproaches …1697 obs.
– RAG to scold, to rate; to talk severely to, to reproach; to abuse violently …a1796 Eng. dial. & sl.
– REPRUCE to reproach …a1325 obs. rare
– SCANCE to criticize, to be censorious about, to reproach, to taunt …1801 Sc.
– SHEND to reproach, to disgrace, to degrade, to blame, to revile, to put to shame …c897 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– THREAP to complain, to call out; to reproach …1868 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– THROW IN ONE’S TEETH to reproach, to upbraid, to censure with …1694
– TONGUE to assail with words; to reproach, to scold; to discuss or talk about injuriously …1388
– UMBRAID to upbraid, to reproach …c1330 obs.
– UPBRAY to upbraid; to reproach, reprove, or censure; to find fault with, to carp at …1581 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– UPCAST to taunt, to reproach; to upbraid with …1899 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– WHIP THE CAT to reproach oneself …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 
REPROBATE – NOUNS, PERSON
– CASTAWAY one who is cast away or rejected; a reprobate …1526
– OLD RIP a bad-tempered man; a reprobate …1909 Amer. dial.
– RENEGATE a reprobate, an unprincipled person, a rogue, a rascal …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– RIP a reprobate …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SCANT O’ GRACE a wild, disorderly, graceless fellow; a good-for-nothing; a scapegrace; a reprobate …1718 Sc.
– SINNER a reprobate, rogue; an offender against some rule or custom …1809
– SKATE a low, mean contemptible person; one who does not pay his debts; a reprobate …1896 Amer. dial.
– WANT-GRACE one who lacks grace; an unprincipled person; a reprobate, a scamp …1603 obs.
– WARLO a wicked person; a scoundrel, a reprobate …a1508 Sc.
– WARLOCK a wicked person; a scoundrel, a reprobate; a general term of reproach or abuse …a1000 obs.
 
REPRODUCTION – NOUNS
– ECTYPE a copy, a reproduction …1646
– FECUNDITY of female animals: the faculty of reproduction; the capacity for bringing forth young; productiveness …1447
 
REPROOF – ADJECTIVES
– CORREPTORY conveying reproof, rebuking, chiding, reprehensive …1659 obs.
 
REPROOF – ADVERBS
– ADMONITORILY with warning or reproof …1845
 
REPROOF – INTERJECTIONS & PHRASES
– APSE UPON THEE! an exclamation of surprise or reproof …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– IF YOU DON’T MIND used as a form of reproof, esp. to someone who barges in, pushes one aside, etc. …L17 sl.
– UPS! an exclamation of reproof …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YAPS! an exclamation of reproof …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YAPS UPON YOU! an exclamation of reproof …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YEPS! an exclamation of reproof …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
REPROOF – NOUNS
– BY-WIPE an indirect reproof or sarcasm …1641
– CORREPTION a chiding, reprehension, reproof, reproach, rebuke …c1380 obs.
– DICHELS reproof, correction; a beating, a drubbing …1794 Sc.
– A FLEA IN ONE’S EAR a scolding, a rating; a sharp reproof; a rebuff; chiefly used in the phrase ‘to go (send, etc.) away with a flea in one’s ear’ …1826
– HEARING a ‘lecture’, a scolding, reproof …1816 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HEERICAN a severe reproof, a scolding, a ‘dressing down’ …1920 Sc.
– IMPROOF rebuke, reproof, censure …1590 obs. rare
– JAWBATION a long and tedious harangue; a severe lecture or reprimand; a tedious rebuke or reproof; a scolding …1840 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– JOBATION a rebuke, a reproof, especially one of a lengthy and tedious character; a prolonged scolding, a lecture; also, a long discussion …1687 colloq.
– NAP a gibe, a sarcastic remark or reproof; a jeering way of speaking …1885 Sc.
– NIZZIN a sharp reproof, a dressing-down …c1850 Sc. 
– ONDINGING a torrent of words, vehement reproof …1828 Sc.
– RACKET a reproof …1818 Sc.
– RATING a scolding, rebuke, reproof …1577
– SISERARY a severe rebuke, reproof, or scolding; a sharp blow; a torrent of language …1771
– TEARING an angry reproof or denunciation; a thorough ‘dressing-down’ …1901 Sc.
– TELLING a scolding, reproof; warning, advice …1867 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– THRAWN a scolding, a chiding; a sharp reproof …Bk1905 Ireland obs.
– UPBRAY a reproach or reproof …1590 obs.
– WIGGING a severe rebuke, reproof, or reprimand; a scolding …1805 colloq.
– A WORD OF A SORT a sharp or angry word or reproof …1796 rare
– YANK a cutting remark, a word of reproof …1857 Sc.
 
REPROVE, REPROVED, REPROVING – ADJECTIVES
– INCREPATORY rebuking, reproving, chiding …1645 obs.
– RATED scolded, severely reproved …1596
 
REPROVE etc. – NOUNS
– OBJURGATION a chiding, scolding, reproving, rebuking, or blaming; a sharp or severe rebuke …a1500 
– SUBMONITION a gentle admonition, suggestion, or reproving …1562 obs.
 
REPROVE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– QUARRELOUR one who reproves or rebukes; a faultfinder …1825 Sc.
– RATER one who reproves or scolds …1863
 
REPROVE etc. – VERBS
– BAWL OUT to reprove loudly or severely …1899 sl., orig. US
– BE ON AT to nag; to constantly reprove …1974 UK sl.
– BERISP to censure, to reprove, to rebuke …1481 obs.
– BONE to chide, to reprove; to pester …1858 Amer. dial.
– CASE to reprove or reprimand sternly …1971 Amer. dial.
– CORREPT to reprehend, to reprove …c1449 obs.
– DING ON THE NOSE to taunt, to reprove …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GATHER to chide, to reprove …1577 obs.
– GET ONE’S TAG to whip or chastise one; to disconcert or reprove severely …1908 Amer. dial.
– GIVE CHOCOLATE WITHOUT SUGAR to reprove …B1900
– GIVE ONE ONE’S KALE THROUGH THE REEK to give one a good scolding; to reprove severely; to punish …1814 Sc.
– HAMMER INTO THE FLOOR LIKE A TACK to punish, to reprove …Bk2002 Aust. sl.
– ILL-HEAR to reprove, to scold, to chide …1808 Sc. obs.
– IMPREVE to rebuke, to reprove …1553 Sc. obs.
– IMPRIEVE to rebuke, to reprove …1553 Sc. obs.
– IMPROVE to disapprove as bad; to disallow; to reprove, to rebuke; to blame, to censure, to condemn …1526 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– INCREPATE to chide, to rebuke, to reprove, to scold, to reprehend …1570 obs.
– JACK UP to call to account; to rebuke; to reprove severely, to reprimand; to scold; to irritate …1896 Amer. dial.
– JOBE to rebuke, to reprove, to reprimand in a long and tedious harangue; to lecture …1670 colloq. obs.
– LAMBASTE to rebuke or reprove severely …1886
– LESSON to give a lesson or lessons to, to instruct, to teach; to admonish, to rebuke, to reprove …1555
– RATE to chide, to scold, to reprove vehemently or angrily …c1386
– READ THE RIOT ACT to reprove; to scold …20C sl.
– SAUCE to rebuke smartly, to reprove …1600 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– SAY A MOUTHFUL to reprove a fellow homosexual in detail and at great length …1940s US homosexual sl.
– SCOUTHER to reprove, correct, or chastise severely; to blister with rebuke …1825 Sc. 
– SUBMONISH to reprove gently …1621 obs. rare
– TAKE to take to task, to reprehend, to rebuke, to reprove …c1250 obs.
– TAKE OFF to reprove, to rebuke, to chide …1863 Eng. dial.
– THREAPEN to reprove, to rebuke, to chide …Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
– UNDERFO to reprove, to rebuke …c1400 obs. rare
– UPBRAY to upbraid; to reproach, reprove, or censure; to find fault with, to carp at …1581 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– WHIP to vex, to torment; to punish, to chastise; to administer severe satire or reproof to; to castigate …1530
 
REPUDIATE, REPUDIATION – NOUNS
– ABRENOUNCING repudiation; rejection …c1550 obs.
– ABRENUNCIATION renunciation; retraction, repudiation …1641
 
REPUDIATE etc. – VERBS
– ABRENOUNCE to renounce, to repudiate; to contradict …1537 obs.
– ABRENUNCIATE to renounce; to repudiate; to contradict …1618 obs. rare
 
REPUGNANCE, REPUGNANT – ADJECTIVES
– CREEPY said of something producing an uncanny feeling of horror or repugnance …1883 sl.
– OPPOSITE of things: antagonistic, adverse, repugnant …1595 obs.
– OPPUGNANT opposing, resisting, hostile, contrary, repugnant …1513
 
REPUGNANCE etc. – NOUNS
– ABHORRENCY the state of being abhorrent, or of holding a thing in hatred and disgust; extreme repugnance or dislike …1605 obs.
– THE CREEPS a feeling of repugnance or fear; the unease felt in the presence of a ‘creepy’ person or in a spooky place; a feeling of horror caused by something uncanny …1879 sl.
– KICK opposition, objection, repugnance …1839
– OPPOSITENESS repugnance …1645 obs.
– STINKER something repugnant because of its difficulty or  unendurable nature …1917 colloq.
 
REPUGNANCE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– GRUNGE a general term of abuse; a repugnant, odious, dirty, or boring person …1960s sl., orig US
 
REPULSE, REPULSION, REPULSIVE, REPULSIVENESS – ADJECTIVES
– BADLY LOOKING of repulsive or evil appearance …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CRUMBY unpleasant; disagreeable; contemptible, repulsive, disgusting  …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FIMPTED ugly, physically repulsive …1972 Amer. dial.
– GANKY ugly, repulsive …2001 Irish sl.
– ICKY repulsive, offensive, disagreeable …1929 sl.
– ILL-HIVERED forbidding, angry, or repulsive in appearance …1908 Sc.
– ILL-LOOKING of evil or repulsive appearance; having a bad look; ugly; the opposite of good-looking …1633
– LAIDLY offensive, hideous, repulsive …a1300 obs. exc. Sc. & arch.
– ODIOSE deserving of hatred, hateful; causing or exciting hatred or repugnance; disagreeable, offensive, repulsive, odious …1560 obs.
– PISS-UGLY very ugly; repulsive …Amer. sl.
– PUKEY revolting, repulsive, disgusting …M19 colloq.
– TOADY toad-like, repulsive …1628 rare
– UGGSOME disgusting, loathsome, repulsive, horrible …1724 Sc.
– UGSOME disgusting, loathsome, repulsive, horrible …c1400 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– UGLY AS CAT-SHIT very ugly, repulsive …Amer. sl.
– UNLOVESOME unlovely, disgusting, repulsive …1725 Sc. obs.
– UNWINSOME uninviting, repulsive …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
REPULSE etc. – NOUNS
– MOLDY something repulsive …1955 US students’ sl.
– OFFENCE the fact of being annoying, unpleasant, or repulsive; offensiveness; something that causes annoyance or disgust; an offensive object, quality, feature or state of things; a nuisance …c1430 obs.
– PUKE any food or drink that is repulsive …sl.
– SCOMFISH disgust; a strong dislike; a feeling of repulsion …1899 Sc.
– SIGHT a shocking, repulsive or ridiculous spectacle; esp. used of people who see themselves or others improperly or inelegantly dressed …L19 sl.
– SKAINTCH somebody or something seen as repulsive, disgusting, etc. …1990s US students’ & teen sl.
– SKANCH somebody or something seen as repulsive, disgusting, etc. …1990s US students’ & teen sl.
– SKIDDY something repulsive …1990s NZ sl.
– UG a feeling of repulsion, disgust, or dislike; a feeling of nausea …1866 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– UGSOMENESS loathing; loathsomeness; ugliness, repulsiveness …c1440
 
REPULSE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ANIMAL a very cruel, violent, or repulsive person …1598
– BARF an ugly young woman; a repulsive or despicable person …1964 US college sl.
– BEAR an ugly or unattractive man or woman; a physically repulsive man or woman…1947 African-American sl.
– BEAT-OFF an unattractive, repulsive person; one who is so unappealing sexually that it is thought he or she must resort to masturbation as the only available sexual activity …1970-72 US sl.
– CRUMB a dirty, slovenly, repulsive person; an unpleasant or despicable person …1918 sl., orig. US
– HAG an ugly, repulsive old woman; often implying viciousness or maliciousness …1377
– HUMGRUFFIN a terrible or repulsive person …1842
– MAGGOT a repulsive female …1987 Aust. sl.
– SAO a repulsive, disagreeable, dishonest, or stupid person …1960s Amer. Vietnam War usage
– SCANK a repulsive person of either sex …1988 US college sl.
– SKAINTCH;  SKANCH somebody or something seen as repulsive, disgusting, etc. …1990s US students’ & teen sl.
– SKANK a repulsive person of either sex …1980s US students’ sl.
– YUCK a boor; anyone disliked or despised; a disagreeable or despicable person; anyone seen as disgusting or repulsive; a contemptible person …1943 sl., orig. US
– YUCK-A-BUCK anyone seen as disgusting or repulsive; an undesirable person …1992 US college sl.
 
REPULSE etc. – PHRASES
– ENOUGH TO GAG A MAGGOT something that is thoroughly repulsive …1966 Amer. sl.
– ENOUGH TO GAG A MAGGOT AND KNOCK A FLOCK OF BUZZARDS OFF A GUTWAGON something that is thoroughly repulsive …a1990 Amer. sl.
– IT WOULD GAG A MAGGOT IN A GUT WAGON it is thoroughly repulsive …1940s Amer. sl.
 
REPULSE etc. – VERBS
– BIFF to refuse; to repulse …1895 US students’ sl.
– GROSS OUT to shock and disgust; to revolt; to repulse with crude language  …1965 Amer. student sl.
– ILL-FAIN to show unkindness towards, to repulse; to look unfriendly or unpleasant …1908 Sc.
– RAMBARRE to beat or force back; to drive away, to repel, to repulse; to stop, to restrain …1644 Sc. obs. rare
– REPOUSS to repulse; to repel …1882 Sc.
– UGLIFY to make hideous, ugly, or repulsive in appearance; to disfigure …1576
 
REPUTABLE, REPUTATION, REPUTE – ADJECTIVES
– DEFAMELESS free from discredit or reproach; of good repute, reputable …1888 rare
– FAIR excellent, admirable; good, desirable; noble, honourable; reputable …c1225 obs.
– ILL-NAMED of bad repute; misnamed …1891 Sc.
– ILL-SEEN possessing a bad reputation, unpopular …1886 Sc.
– MUCKLE-WORTH of great value or reputation …Bk1905 Sc.
– NAMELY noted, noteworthy, famed for some attribute or accomplishment, of good repute …1815 Sc.
 
REPUTABLE etc. – NOUNS
– FACE reputation, standing …1876 UK sl.
– ILL-NAME a bad name, a bad reputation …1853 Sc.
– IZZAT;  IZZUT honour, reputation, credit, prestige …1857
– JACKET a bad reputation …1930s US criminal sl.
– ODOUR (good or bad) repute, favour, estimation …1847
 
REPUTABLE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– SQUARE PIECE a girl of good reputation …Bk1916 sl.
– SQUARE PUSHER a reputable or decent girl …Bk1916 sl. 
 
REPUTABLE etc. – PHRASES
– GIVE A DOG A BAD NAME AND HANG HIM a bad reputation once acquired is very difficult to lose …1751
– GIVE A DOG AN ILL NAME AND HANG HIM a bad reputation once acquired is very difficult to lose …1766 obs.
 
REPUTABLE etc. – VERBS
– LACE ONE’S COAT WITH GOLD to embellish one’s reputation …1960 Amer. dial.
– QUEER of a person: to spoil the reputation of; to spoil someone’s efforts or opportunities …1910s US sl.