English translation of 'फटकारना'
1. admonish transitive verb
If you admonish someone, you tell them very seriously that they have done something wrong.[formal]
They admonished me for taking risks with my health.
She admonished him gently, 'You should rest, not talk so much.'
2. castigate transitive verb
If you castigate someone, you scold or criticize them severely.[formal]
3. rebuke transitive verb, variable noun
If you rebuke someone, or if you give them a rebuke, you speak severely to them because they have said or done something that you do not approve of.[formal]
4. reprimand transitive verb, countable noun
If someone in authority reprimands you, or if they give you a reprimand, they speak to you angrily or seriously for doing something wrong.
He was reprimanded by a teacher for running in the corridor.
He was fined five thousand pounds and given a severe reprimand.
5. scold transitive verb
If you scold someone, you speak angrily to them because they have done something wrong.[formal]
'You should be at school,' he scolded.
6. snap transitive or intransitive verb
If someone snaps at you, they speak to you in a sharp, unfriendly way.
Sorry, I didn't mean to snap at you.
'Of course I don't know her,' Roger snapped.
7. tell phrasal verb
If you tell someone off, you speak to them angrily or seriously because they have done something wrong.
I'm always getting told off for being late.
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Translation of फटकारना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary