Definición de rebuke en inglés:

rebuke

Silabificación: re·buke
Pronunciación: /rəˈbyo͞ok
 
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verbo

[with object]
Express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions: she had rebuked him for drinking too much the judge publicly rebuked the jury
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He was criticized, he was rebuked by others in the Pentagon at the time.
  • He would stare at her, apologising for leaving her on the landing that day, yet rebuking her for her behaviour.
  • He did and the judge rebuked him for it, but the point got made.
Sinónimos
reprimand, reproach, scold, admonish, reprove, chastise, upbraid, berate, take to task, criticize, censure
informal tell off, give someone a talking-to, give someone a dressing-down, give someone an earful, chew out, ream out
formal castigate

sustantivo

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An expression of sharp disapproval or criticism: he hadn’t meant it as a rebuke, but Neil flinched
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The 59-year-old was at the centre of all the wrong publicity six years ago, when his comments about Irish women drew strong rebukes and criticism.
  • I should have been sat in front of the television making mental notes and issuing sharp rebukes to his paper thin justifications for war.
  • His declaration is the first time a sitting Conservative MP has advocated a complete break with the EU and is sure to provoke a sharp rebuke from party whips.
Sinónimos

Origen

Middle English (originally in the sense 'force back, repress'): from Anglo-Norman French and Old Northern French rebuker, from re- 'back, down' + bukier 'to beat' (originally 'cut down wood', from Old French busche 'log').

Derivativos

rebuker

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These days, he calls himself a ‘coke rebuker’ and delivers a rap message of recovery and restoration in churches.
  • In this case, the rich girl would be right to assume that the critic is below the rebuker in life.
  • Besides, why should the rebuker care about someone's else sin.

rebukingly

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • With characteristic quarrelsomeness Janet responded rebukingly to an elaborate compliment.
  • The Reverend rebukingly and rather pointedly advised me to make the most of it then.

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