Part of speech: verb

To rebuke; scold.

Part of speech: verb

To beat with murmuring sound, as waves; bay, as hounds.

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Usage examples "chide":

  1. So Mr Stewart went away, and Hamish watched till he was out of sight, and still stood long after that, till Shenac came to chide him for lingering out in the damp, and drew him in. - "Shenac's Work at Home", Margaret Murray Robertson.
  2. Sweetest, said he, winding his arms around her tenderly; thy lips never chide me, but thine eyes sometimes do! - "Rienzi", Edward Bulwer Lytton.
  3. Placing with vehemence the right fist in the left palm is a gesture commonly used to mock, chide, insult, reproach, and rebuke. - "The American Union Speaker", John D. Philbrick.