scold scold /ˈskoʊld/
- (n) someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
- (v) censure severely or angrily
- (v) show one's unhappiness or critical attitude
- If Kerry can sometimes sound like a scold, Weld always seems on the verge of poking fun.
- There is speculation that Doe was seeking safe passage out of the country or that he may have been there to scold Lieut.
- Seeing Clinton scold NBC's Brian Williams and Tim Russert for giving her the first question at a recent debate, I couldn't help remembering a night almost exactly 16 years earlier.
- I don't know about you, but whenever I visit YouTube these days, I want to scold it like a child: "Clean up your room!" Because, seriously, what a mess. Between the ads, the sidebar, the tools, the related videos, and especially the comments, YouTube has become a cluttered eyesore. Thankfully, there's Cleanr, a browser extension that strips away all of YouTube's clutter . Specifically, it cleans ...on June 22, 2013 Source: PC World
- "What I have said to the dissident clubs and others is, 'We want you back. We don't want to discipline you or scold you,"' Blatter said.on May 31, 2007 By: Sepp Blatter Source: SportingNews.com
- In Germany en route to Russia, Mr Bush said: "Nobody really likes to be lectured a lot. And, therefore, if you want to be an effective person, what you don't do is scold the person publicly all the time."on Jul 13, 2006 By: President Bush Source: BBC News