chide chide  /ˈtʃaɪd/


  • (v) censure severely or angrily


  1. In his preteens he had a brief, intense religious experience, going so far as to chide his assimilated family for eating pork.
  2. Government officials also chide Wilson for not delving into the details of the now infamous forged papers that pointed to a sale of uranium to Iraq.
  3. Then the press began to chide moderator Jim Lehrer for being too nice.



  1. When he was running Goldman, Paulson says: "Every now and then I'd chide my colleagues about the dangers of the ostentatious lifestyles I saw among Goldman bankers. I'd get in front of the partners - I was never scripted - and say things like: You...
    on Feb 8, 2010 By: Henry Paulson Source: This is London

  2. "I will have to chide Rahul," Ms. Vadra said on Friday. "He chides me a lot. Now I will chide him. I am his sister and for me his life is precious."
    on Apr 24, 2009 By: Priyanka Gandhi Source: Hindu

  3. In his dedicatory poem to the Folio, Jonson described Shakespeare as a "star" whose "influence" would "chide or cheer" the future course of British drama.
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Ben Jonson Source:

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