Definition of What for

1. Noun. A strong reprimand.

Definition of What for

1. Adverb. (colloquial) For what reason; why. ¹

2. Noun. (idiomatic colloquial usually with "give someone") An unspecified punishment or rebuke ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of What For

what are the odds
what are you doing
what are you like
what can I say
what date is it today
what did your last slave die of
what do I know
what do you know
what do you say
what do you want, a cookie
what do you want, a medal
what does XX mean
what does that have to do with the price of tea in China
what doesn't kill you makes you stronger
what else is new
what for (current term)
what gives
what goes around comes around
what have you
what ho
what if
what in tarnation
what in the world
what is more
what is that
what is what
what is your job
what is your name
what is your phone number
what it do

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