verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈchided or chid (tʃɪd
; chid), ˈchided or chid or ˈchidden (ˈtʃɪdən
; chidˈ'n), ˈchiding
to scold; now, usually, to reprove
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Word origin of 'chide'ME chiden < OE vi. cidan; not found outside OE