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Scold

v. i.1.To find fault or rail with rude clamor; to brawl; to utter harsh, rude, boisterous rebuke; to chide sharply or coarsely; - often with at; as, to scold at a servant.
[imp. & p. p. Scolded; p. pr. & vb. n. Scolding.]
v. t.1.To chide with rudeness and clamor; to rate; also, to rebuke or reprove with severity.
n.1.One who scolds, or makes a practice of scolding; esp., a rude, clamorous woman; a shrew.
She is an irksome, brawling scold.
- Shak.
2.A scolding; a brawl.
Noun1.Scoldscold - someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
Verb1.scold - censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
2.scold - show one's unhappiness or critical attitude; "He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong"; "We grumbled about the increased work load"
Synonyms: grouch, grumble

SCOLD. A woman who by her habit of scolding becomes a nuisance to the neighborhood, is called a common scold. Vide Common Scold.

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