Definition of Chiding

1. Noun. Rebuking a person harshly.

Exact synonyms: Objurgation, Scolding, Tongue-lashing
Generic synonyms: Rebuke, Reprehension, Reprimand, Reproof, Reproval
Specialized synonyms: Wig, Wigging
Derivative terms: Chide, Objurgate, Scold



Definition of Chiding

1. Verb. (present participle of chide) ¹

2. Noun. A scolding. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chiding

1. chide [v] - See also: chide

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chiding

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chicot
chics
chid
chidden
chide
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chider
chideress
chideresses
chiders
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chidester
chidesters
chiding (current term)
chidingly
chidings
chief
chief(a)
chief agglutinin
chief artery of thumb
chief cell
chief cell of corpus pineale
chief cell of parathyroid gland
chief cell of stomach
chief complaint
chief constable
chief constables

Literary usage of Chiding

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1. The anatomy of melancholy, by Democritus iunior by Robert Burton (1838)
"Parents, and such as have the tuition and oversight of children, offend шит urnĀ« in that they are too stern, alway threatning, chiding, brawling, ..."

2. The Port Folio by Joseph Dennie (1809)
"Be not continually chiding your servants. It can answer no purpose beyond giving exercise to your lungs at the expense of your servants' patience. ..."

3. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"... till, by and by, the servants of the house chiding their young master, one of them come with a string, and killed the dog outright presently. ..."

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