scold

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1 scold /ˈskoʊld/ verb
scolds; scolded; scolding
1 scold
/ˈskoʊld/
verb
scolds; scolded; scolding
Learner's definition of SCOLD
[+ object]
: to speak in an angry or critical way to (someone who has done something wrong)

— scolding

noun, plural scoldings
[count] usually singular [noncount]
2 scold /ˈskoʊld/ noun
plural scolds
2 scold
/ˈskoʊld/
noun
plural scolds
Learner's definition of SCOLD
[count]
: a person who often criticizes other people in an angry way : someone who scolds other people too often
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