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  Words related to scold

Related / Similar Words: scolder, nag, nagger, common scold, call on the carpet, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast, grouch, grumble

 

Definition:
  • someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault;
  • censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger''s car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup";
  • show one''s unhappiness or critical attitude; "He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong"; "We grumbled about the increased work load";

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    Hyponyms: harridan, chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct, tell off, brush down

     

    Derivational Morphology: nag, peck, hen-peck, grouch, grumble, call on the carpet, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast, chiding, scolding, objurgation, tongue-lashing, scolder, nagger, common scold, reproval, reprehension, speech, talking to, upbraider, reprover, reproacher, rebuker, grumbling, murmur, murmuring, mutter, muttering, whiner, complainer, moaner, sniveller, crybaby, bellyacher, grumbler, squawker, grump, crank, churl, crosspatch

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese:   Dutch: bekijven  
    Finnish: torua   French: gronder  
    German: beschimpfen   Hindi: मुझे नेही पता  
    Italian: sgridare   Japanese: 叱る  
    Korean: 꾸짖다   Portuguese: ralhar  
    Russian: бранить   Spanish: regañar  
    Swedish: gräla  
     
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