Definitions for chidetʃaɪd; tʃɪd; ˈtʃɪd n

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

chidetʃaɪd; tʃɪd; ˈtʃɪd n(v.)chid•ed; chid; chid•den; chid•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to scold or reproach.

  2. to force by chiding:

    to chide someone into apologizing.

  3. (v.i.)to find fault; nag.

Origin of chide:

bef. 1000; ME; OE cīdan


Princeton's WordNet

  1. call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast(verb)

    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"


  1. chide(Verb)

    to loudly admonish in blame; to angrily reproach

  2. Origin: ċīdan, of uncertain origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chide

    to rebuke; to reprove; to scold; to find fault with

  2. Chide

    fig.: To be noisy about; to chafe against

  3. Chide(verb)

    to utter words of disapprobation and displeasure; to find fault; to contend angrily

  4. Chide(verb)

    to make a clamorous noise; to chafe

  5. Chide(noun)

    a continuous noise or murmur

Anagrams of chide

  1. chedi

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to scold.

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