Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To reprove harshly or noisily; rail at; chide.

Part of speech: noun

One who scolds, especially a virago.

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Usage examples "scold":

  1. Don't scold me, son. - "The Valley of the Giants", Peter B. Kyne.
  2. Don't scold me for asking about it. - "Anarchism and Other Essays", Emma Goldman.
  3. No mother of daughters was ever less addicted to scold and to be fretful. - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.