- [formal]to reprove somebody (
forsomething)reprender or recriminar or [formal] reconvenir a alguien ( poralgo)Example sentences
- He fixed her with a mildly reproving glance which diluted quickly into a fond grin.
- Growing up bilingual in English and German, Hobsbawm picked up three or four other languages along the way (he reproves monoglot historians for their provincialism).
- He is ‘always joking with her,’ never reproves her, even ‘babies her’ much of the time.
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