What is another word for jump down one's throat?

189 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈʌmp dˌa͡ʊn wˈɒnz θɹˈə͡ʊt], [ d‍ʒˈʌmp dˌa‍ʊn wˈɒnz θɹˈə‍ʊt], [ dʒ_ˈʌ_m_p d_ˌaʊ_n w_ˈɒ_n_z θ_ɹ_ˈəʊ_t]

Synonyms for Jump down one's throat:

How to use "Jump down one's throat" in context?

When someone jumps down your throat, it means they are berating or criticizing you in a highly critical way. This phrase likely comes from the days when people would actually lower their voice when they spoke to someone they considered an inferior, such as a child or in-law. It was a way of telling them to pipe down and not to make such a fuss.

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