What does chide mean?

Definitions for chidetʃaɪd; tʃɪd; ˈtʃɪd n

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word chide.

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

  6. Origin: [AS. cd]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chide

    chīd, v.t. to scold, rebuke, reprove by words: to be noisy about, as the sea.—v.i. to make a snarling, murmuring sound, as a dog or trumpet:—pr.p. chid′ing; pa.t. chid, (obs.) chōde; pa.p. chid, chidd′en.—ns. Chid′er (Shak.), a quarrelsome person; Chid′ing, scolding. [A.S. cídan.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chide in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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