Synonyms for dress down:
dress down (noun)
have words, berate, bawl out, underdress, chew out, chide, reproof, chew up, lambaste, trounce, rag, rebuke, reprimand, remonstrate, jaw, scold, lecture, lambast.
censure, castigate, bawl out, berate, lash, reprimand, reprove, chew out, tongue-lash, upbraid, rebuke.
reproach, reprove, upbraid, rap.
castigate, admonish, chastise.
Other synonyms and related words:
denounce, welt, lather, reprove, censure, castigate, Keelhaul, flay, reproach, chastise, call on the carpet, call down, upbraid, lash, admonish, tongue-lash, rap.