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  • n  someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
  • v  censure severely or angrily
    The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
  • v  show one's unhappiness or critical attitude
    He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong

  • If a Singaporean gets frustrated at your stupidity, he can scold you for being blur as sotong (clueless as a squid).
  • If Kerry can sometimes sound like a scold, Weld always seems on the verge of poking fun.
  • The liberal legal scold Glenn Greenwald?.
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  • Strip away all of YouTube's clutter with Cleanr
    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 ...
    June 21, 2013 - PC World

  • Sepp Blatter in
    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.
  • President Bush in BBC News
    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."

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