scold  

  • 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.  

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