Definición de scold en inglés:

scold

Saltos de línea: scold
Pronunciación: /skəʊld
 
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verbo

[with object]
Remonstrate with or rebuke (someone) angrily: Mum took Anna away, scolding her for her bad behaviour
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • My daughter will scold me if I swear in front of her though, so she's keeping me in line.
  • Likewise, if one scolds a person too much, then he can't handle things well as expected.
  • He is scolding his daughter for not turning up to school.
Sinónimos
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
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

sustantivo

archaic or US Volver al principio  
A woman who nags or grumbles constantly: she was a scold—whenever she was near him he felt in the wrong
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These scolds may defy common sense, but they're still worthy of attention because they represent the consensus among the profession's elite.
  • Yet people short on money often neglect the advice of the professional scolds and instead turn to the damnable moneylenders.
  • It may not be as bad as some lifestyle scolds make it out to be.
Sinónimos

Origen

Middle English (as a noun): probably from Old Norse skáld 'skald'.

Derivativos

scolder

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I'm glad my brakes were up to the job because the world would be a drearier place without this scary perfectionist, scolder of spotty kitchen subalterns, relentless spawner of children and all-round media whore.

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