Meaning of A SLAP ON THE WRIST in English

A SLAP ON THE WRIST

REPRIMAND, rebuke, reproof, scolding, admonishment; informal telling-off, rap over the knuckles, dressing-down; Brit. informal ticking-off, wigging; Austral./NZ informal serve.

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