Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de scold

(verbo) 
Definition
to find fault with or rebuke (a person) harshly
If he finds out, he'll scold me.
Sinônimos
reprimand
He was reprimanded by a teacher.
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censure
I would not presume to censure him for his views.
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rebuke
They have been seriously rebuked.
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blame
I do not blame them for trying to make some money.
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lecture
He used to lecture me about getting too much sun.
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carpet (informal)
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slate (informal, mainly British)
Slated by critics at the time, the film has since become a classic.
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go on at
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reproach
She is quick to reproach anyone.
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berate
Marion berated Joe for the noise he made.
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tick off (informal)
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castigate
She castigated him for having no intellectual interests.
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chide
He is quick to chide his staff for any mistakes or oversights.
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tear into (informal)
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tell off (informal)
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find fault with
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remonstrate with
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bring (someone) to book
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take (someone) to task
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read the riot act
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reprove
Women were reproved if they did not wear hats.
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upbraid
Eleanor upbraided him for things he'd left undone.
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bawl out (informal)
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give (someone) a talking-to (informal)
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haul (someone) over the coals (informal)
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chew out (US, Canadian, informal)
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give (someone) a dressing-down (informal)
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tear (someone) off a strip (British, informal)
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give a rocket (British, New Zealand, informal)
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give (someone) a row
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have (someone) on the carpet (informal)
Opostos
(substantivo) 
Definition
a person, esp. a woman, who constantly scolds
Sinônimos
nag
I get called a nag if I complain about anything.
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shrew
After the first visit he announced that his stepmother was a shrew.
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termagant (rare)
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Xanthippe

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of berate
Definition
to scold harshly
Marion berated Joe for the noise he made.
Sinônimos
carpet (informal),
put down,
slate (informal, British),
tear into (informal),
tell off (informal),
rail at,
flame (informal),
diss (slang),
read the riot act to,
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 a rocket (British, New Zealand, informal),
in the sense of blame
I do not blame them for trying to make some money.
Sinônimos
tax,
flame (informal),
put down,
disapprove of,
tear into (informal),
diss (slang),
find fault with,
lambast(e),
reprehend,
express disapprobation of
in the sense of castigate
Definition
to find fault with or reprimand (a person) harshly
She castigated him for having no intellectual interests.
Sinônimos
carpet (informal),
flame (informal),
put down,
slate (informal, British),
dress down (informal),
tear into (informal),
diss (slang),
read the riot act,
slap on the wrist,
lambast(e),
bawl out (informal),
rap over the knuckles,
haul over the coals (informal),
chew out (US, Canadian, informal),
tear (someone) off a strip (British, informal),
give a rocket (British, New Zealand, informal)

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