English dictionary

Info: This web site is based on WordNet 3.0 from Princeton University.

English noun: object lesson

1. object lesson (communication) punishment intended as a warning to others

SamplesThey decided to make an example of him.

Synonymsdeterrent example, example, lesson

Broader (hypernym)admonition, monition, warning, word of advice

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk