Meaning of pillory
Pronunciation: (pil'u-rē), [key]
— n., pl. v., -ries, -ried, -ry•ing.
- a wooden framework erected on a post, with holes for securing the head and hands, formerly used to expose an offender to public derision.
- to set in the pillory.
- to expose to public derision, ridicule, or abuse: The candidate mercilessly pilloried his opponent.
- pillory (Thesaurus)