Definitions for scoldskoʊld
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to find fault with angrily; chide; reprimand.
(v.i.)to find fault angrily; reprove.
to use abusive language.
(n.)a person who is constantly scolding, often with loud and abusive speech.
Origin of scold:
1150–1200; (n.) < ON skāld poet (as satirist); see skald
scold, scolder, nag, nagger, common scold(verb)
someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
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"
grouch, grumble, scold(verb)
show one's unhappiness or critical attitude
"He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong"; "We grumbled about the increased work load"
A person fond of abusive language, in particular a troublesome and angry woman.
Origin: From Old Norse skald "poet". English since the 12th century.
to find fault or rail with rude clamor; to brawl; to utter harsh, rude, boisterous rebuke; to chide sharply or coarsely; -- often with at; as, to scold at a servant
to chide with rudeness and clamor; to rate; also, to rebuke or reprove with severity
one who scolds, or makes a practice of scolding; esp., a rude, clamorous woman; a shrew
a scolding; a brawl
Translations for scold
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to criticize or blame loudly and angrily
She scolded the child for coming home so late.
- يُوَبِّخ، يُعَنِّفArabic
- repreenderPortuguese (BR)
- μαλώνω, κατσαδιάζωGreek
- reñir, regañarSpanish
- پرخاش كردنFarsi
- डांटना, गाली देनाHindi
- grditi, karatiCroatian
- sgridare, rimproverareItalian
- uitvaren tegenDutch
- skjelle ut, kjefte (på)Norwegian
- پرخاش كردنPersian
- ښكنځل، زياړى كول، زورلې كول، پوچ ويلPashto
- a certaRomanian
- nadávať, vynadaťSlovak
- skälla (gräla) på, bannaSwedish
- 責罵Chinese (Trad.)
- лаяти, сваритиUkrainian
- rầy laVietnamese
- 责骂Chinese (Simp.)
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