scold, blame, lecture, carpet (informal), flame (informal), put down, criticize, slate (informal) (mainly British), censure, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, berate, tick off (informal), admonish, tear into (informal), blast, tell off (informal), find fault, diss (slang) (mainly US), read the riot act, reprove, upbraid, slap on the wrist, lambast(e), bawl out (informal), rap over the knuckles, chew out (US) ( & Canadian) (informal), tear (someone) off a strip (British) (informal), give (someone) a rocket (British) ( & New Zealand) (informal), reprehend, give (someone) a row (Scottish) (informal), check
Word usage trends for “chide”
View usage over:
Train like a Scrabble champion
Allan Simmons' 5 tips on learning words.
Join our newsletter
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.