An angry rebuke or reprimand: she’d get a scolding from Victoria
More example sentences
- From what I can tell from a number of the scoldings posted, she seemed to raise the ire of many.
- They represent gentle scoldings of the modern sensibility; they remind us of our unparalleled capacity for complacency and myopia.
- It seems that in spite of the many scoldings that I had received from him over the years, he really did support my dream from the beginning.