from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A harsh or sharp reprimand.
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- n. A succession of critical remarks, such as those directed by a parent towards a misbehaving child.
- v. Present participle of scold.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a. & n. from scold, v.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Railing or vituperative language; a rating: as, to get a good scolding.
- n. Synonyms See rail, verb
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. rebuking a person harshly
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