Synonyms of scold in English:

scold

verb

  • Mum took Anna away, scolding her for her bad behaviour
    rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove, admonish, remonstrate with, chastise, chide, upbraid, berate, take to task, pull up, castigate, lambaste, read someone the Riot Act, give someone a piece of one's mind, go on at, haul over the coals, criticize, censure
    informal tell off, give someone a talking-to, give someone a telling-off, dress down, give someone a dressing-down, give someone an earful, give someone a roasting, give someone a rocket, give someone a rollicking, rap, rap over the knuckles, slap someone's wrist, let someone have it, send someone away with a flea in their ear, bawl out, give someone hell, come down on, blow up, pitch into, lay into, lace into, give someone a caning, put on the mat, slap down, blast, rag, keelhaul
    North American informal chew out, ream out, take to the woodshed
    British vulgar slang bollock, give someone a bollocking
    North American vulgar slang chew someone's ass, ream someone's ass
    dated call down, rate, give someone a rating, trim
    [Antonyms] praise compliment
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  • archaic she is turning into a scold
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