April 20, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
chide /ˈtʃaɪd/ verb
chide
/ˈtʃaɪd/
verb

chides; chided /ˈtʃaɪdəd/ ; chiding /ˈtʃaɪdɪŋ/

A mother chiding her daughter for bad behavior
A mother chiding her daughter for bad behavior
Learner's definition of CHIDE

[+ object]

: to express mild disapproval of (someone) : to scold (someone) gently

  • She chided us for arriving late.

  • “You really should have been here on time,” she chided.

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