Definition of Chide

1. Verb. Censure severely or angrily. "Sam cannot chide Sue "; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"




Definition of Chide

1. v. t. To rebuke; to reprove; to scold; to find fault with.

2. v. i. To utter words of disapprobation and displeasure; to find fault; to contend angrily.

3. n. A continuous noise or murmur.

Definition of Chide

1. Verb. to loudly admonish in blame; to angrily reproach ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chide

1. to scold [v CHIDED or CHID, CHIDDEN, CHIDING, CHIDES] - See also: scold

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chide

chicness
chicnesses
chicon
chicons
chicories
chicory
chicory escarole
chicory plant
chicory root
chicorylike
chicos
chicot
chics
chid
chidden
chide (current term)
chided
chider
chideress
chideresses
chiders
chides
chidester
chidesters
chiding
chidingly
chidings
chief
chief(a)
chief agglutinin

Literary usage of Chide

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1. The Bible Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic Words and Phrases in the by William Aldis Wright, Jonathan Eastwood (1884)
"If she do chide, 'tis not to have you gone. The business of the state does him offence, And he does chide with you. Id. Othello, Iv. 2. 168. Chiding, sb. ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1850)
"chide to them and their Canons, that they might be removed: Let the Order be, That the Chief Governors may assist me in it"c. The Archbishop, the following ..."

3. English Lyrics by Alfred Austin (1890)
"I chide NOT AT THE SEASONS I chide not at the seasons, for if Spring With backward look refuses to be fair, My Love still more than April makes me sing, ..."

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