English translation of फटकारना
फटकारनाPowered by COBUILD /phatakarana/
Definitions and Translations
/phatakarana, phatakAranA, phatakaaranaa, phatakāranā, phaTakarana, phaTakAranA, phaTakaaranaa, phaTakāranā, phaṭakarana, phaṭakAranA, phaṭakaaranaa, phaṭakāranā/
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