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1. chide

verb. ['ˈtʃaɪd'] censure severely or angrily.

Synonyms

  • rag
  • castigate
  • chew up
  • trounce
  • lecture
  • rebuke
  • scold
  • jaw
  • dress down
  • reproof
  • brush down
  • lambast
  • criticize
  • chew out
  • lambaste
  • bawl out
  • remonstrate
  • tell off
  • knock
  • correct
  • criticise
  • call down
  • objurgate
  • have words
  • pick apart
  • chasten
  • chastise
  • call on the carpet
  • berate
  • reprimand

Antonyms

  • please
  • lose
  • cheer
  • overdress

Etymology

  • childen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cidan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Chide

  • oversupplied
  • subdivide
  • nationwide
  • misapplied
  • europewide
  • worldwide
  • westside
  • stateside
  • mcbryde
  • mcbride
  • malahide
  • macbride
  • complied
  • coincide
  • alongside
  • untried
  • supplied
  • subside
  • retried
  • replied
  • provide
  • preside
  • pool-side
  • misguide
  • liquide
  • implied
  • decried
  • confide
  • astride
  • upside

Example sentences of the word chide


1. Verb, base form
An over-the-hill party has many opportunities to chide the guest of honor about their age.

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