Synonyms for chiding
- call down
- call on the carpet
- find fault
- give a hard time
- slap on the wrist
- speak to
- take down
- take down a peg
- talk to
- tell off
- tick off
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHIDING
"No; that isn't it," he said, chiding her with a waggish forefinger.
But Bill was in no mood to accept any sort of chiding on the point.
There was no chiding; and Archie breathed easier after he had read the letter.
Alas for a man who, being with her, must spend his time in chiding!
Now Marguerite was chiding herself for her doubts and for her fears.
She got a chiding for her long stay, but it fell upon ears that could not hear.
"No, not till I have been with him alone;" she said, chiding her voice to silence.
Rachel sensed that the priest was chiding the Tartar gently.
I will remember Stella's chiding, "What had you to do with what did not belong to you?"
You may know them by their saucy, chiding, devil-may-care hum.
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