Synonyms of 'roasting'
reprimandDictionary, dressing down (informal), chastisementHe was given a roasting from his boss.
He has been given a severe reprimand.
dressing down (informal)
Order and discipline have been placed in the hands of headmasters.
I got a severe telling-off for not phoning him.
Helen's merciless castigation of her staff in public
blazingDictionary, baking, blisteringNot all of Britain was roasting in the nineties today.
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You can use baking to describe weather or a place that is very hot indeed.
the baking Jordanian desert
Blistering heat is very great heat.
a blistering summer day
Thesaurus for roasting from the Collins English Thesaurus
If someone gives you a roasting , they criticize you severely about something in a way that shows that they are very annoyed with you.