dropped on

dropped on
adj
punished, reprimanded. The expression in full is 'dropped on from a great height'; the 'dropping' in question may refer to the weight of authority, or may be a euphemism for shitting. Predominantly a middle-class term, it is generally used in the context of a hierarchy.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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