To be berated, cussed out and yelled at by superior officers or guardians or adults. Usually happens when you do something you weren't supposed to do.
Colonel James H. Doolittle: "They don't want me up in the air flying with the men that I have chosen. That I've chewed out, cussed out, pushed to limit...and that I've come to respect.
---April 1942, shortly before the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo during WWII
Col. Hans Landa: You'll be shot for this!
Lt. Aldo Raine: Nah, I don't think so. More like chewed out. I've been chewed out before.