Thesaurus for scold
- call on the carpet, take to task, 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, complain, criticise, criticize, kick, knock, kvetch, pick apart, plain, quetch, sound off
Pronunciation of scold: S K OW1 L D (skoʊld)
Number of syllables of scold: 1
Pronunciation Video of scold
Definition of scold
- (n): someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
- (v): 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"
- (v): show one''s unhappiness or critical attitude; "He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong"; "We grumbled about the increased work load"
Examples of scold
- Otherwise he will scold you in Pallathotish.
- No scold necessary in this case.
- They scold, scream and shout.
- The Master goes on to scold her husband for his scandalous misbehavior.
- Amy is treated in hospital for the scold.
- If the bundling was delayed, the villagers used to scold us.
- An officer arrived to scold the marine.
- I thought he was going to scold me for doing something sacrilegious.
- The times they scold and scream and shout.
- It is needed to scold children for misbehavior.