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climb someone

Slang definitions & phrases for climb someone

climb someone

verb phrase

To reprimand severely; Chew Out, ream •Climb over someone's frame has the same sense in college slang of the 1890s: The old man really climbed me for that stupid trick (WWI Army)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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