bol|lock|ing [ˈbɔləkıŋ US ˈba:-] n
BrE spoken informal when someone tells you that they are very angry with you
I expect I'll get a right bollocking from my boss when she finds out.

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  • bollocking — (also ballocking) ► NOUN Brit. vulgar slang ▪ a severe reprimand. DERIVATIVES bollock verb …   English terms dictionary

  • bollocking — bol|lock|ing [ baləkıŋ ] noun BRITISH IMPOLITE give someone a bollocking to tell someone in an angry way that they have done something wrong get a bollocking to be told in an angry way that you have done something wrong …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bollocking — noun (C) give sb a bollocking BrE to tell someone that you are very angry about something they have done: I expect I ll get a bollocking from my boss when she finds out …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bollocking — UK [ˈbɒləkɪŋ] / US [ˈbɑləkɪŋ] noun British impolite get a bollocking give someone a bollocking …   English dictionary

  • bollocking — n British a severe telling off, chastisement or dressing down ► He was all set for giving me a bollocking for parking where I shouldn t. (Guardian, 12 December 1987) …   Contemporary slang

  • bollocking — n. coarse sl. a severe reprimand. * * * bollocking etc.: see ballock v …   Useful english dictionary

  • bollocking — noun (taboo slang) A severe reprimand …   Wiktionary

  • bollocking — bol·lock·ing || bÉ’lÉ™kɪŋ n. (British) severe scolding; scolding someone who has done something wrong (derogatory) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bollocking — (also ballocking) noun Brit. vulgar slang a severe reprimand. Derivatives bollock verb …   English new terms dictionary

  • bollocking — Noun. A severe reprimand …   English slang and colloquialisms

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