Synonyms

1. scolding

noun. ['ˈskoʊldɪŋ'] rebuking a person harshly.

Synonyms

  • reproval
  • rebuke
  • wig
  • tongue-lashing
  • wigging
  • chiding
  • reproof
  • reprimand
  • reprehension

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Words that Rhyme with Scolding

  • withholding
  • upholding
  • unfolding
  • beholding
  • moulding
  • molding
  • holding
  • golding
  • folding
  • bolding

Example sentences of the word scolding


1. Noun, singular or mass
Avoid scolding or punishing him after finding an indoor accident, because he might start fearing you.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Instead of scolding a puppy for peeing indoors, make sure to reward a new dog that goes outdoors.

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