chide definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To scold moderately in order to correct or improve; reprimand: chided the man for his sloppiness.
    • To rebuke; to reprove; to scold; discover fault with.
    • Fig.: become loud about; to chafe against.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • expressing disapproval.
    • To utter terms of disapprobation and displeasure; to find fault; to contend angrily.
    • To make a clamorous noise; to chafe.
  • verb:
    • to loudly admonish in blame; to angrily reproach
    • censure severely or angrily
  • noun:
    • a continuing sound or murmur.
    • A reproof; a rebuke.
    • A murmuring, whining, or brawling sound.
  • others:
    • To reprove; rebuke; reprimand; find fault with; fault; scold: as, to chide one for their faults; to chide one for his wait.
    • to locate fault about; fault; reproach: applied to things: since, to chide one's own folly.
    • To hit by means of discipline or admonition.
    • to-drive or impel by chiding.
    • Figuratively, to worry; chafe.
    • Synonyms the culprit, censure, reproach, upbraid, reprimand.
    • To scold; get a hold of fault; contend in terms of anger; wrangle; grumble; clamor.
    • Figuratively, which will make a clamorous or murmuring sound.
    • To bay, as hounds in full weep.

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