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Noun: lecturing  lek-chu-ring
  1. Teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)
    - lecture
Verb: lecture  lek-chu(r)
  1. Deliver a lecture or talk
    "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?";
    - talk
     
  2. Censure severely or angrily
    "The deputy lectured the Prime Minister";
    - call on the carpet [US], take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out [N. Amer], chew up [N. Amer], have words, lambaste, lambast, ream [N. Amer]

Type of: criticise [Brit], criticize, damn, instruct, instruction, knock, learn, pedagogy, pick apart, teach, teaching

Part of: class, course, course of instruction, course of study

Encyclopedia: Lecturing

Lecture