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Definition of tear a new one

tear a new one

verb - transitive

  • to verbally attack someone; "rip (one) a new asshole".
    My boss really tore me a new one after I lost the client.
                                                                                

    Citation from "Baby Monitor", Raising Hope (TV), Season 1 Episode 21 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 24 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Apr 03 2010.

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