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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chiding mean? 

CHIDING (noun)
  The noun CHIDING has 1 sense:

1. rebuking a person harshly

  Familiarity information: CHIDING used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CHIDING (noun)

Sense 1chiding [BACK TO TOP]


Rebuking a person harshly

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


chiding; objurgation; scolding; tongue-lashing

Hypernyms ("chiding" is a kind of...):

rebuke; reprehension; reprimand; reproof; reproval (an act or expression of criticism and censure)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "chiding"):

wig; wigging (British slang for a scolding)

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