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scolding

Synonyms of scolding in English:

noun

  • Joe meekly accepted her scolding
    informal telling-off, rap, rap over the knuckles, dressing-down, earful, roasting, bawling-out, caning, blast, row
    British informal ticking off, carpeting, rollicking, wigging
    British vulgar slang bollocking
    dated rating
    [Antonyms] praise, compliment, commendation
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