Definitions

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  • n. One who scolds.
  • n. The oystercatcher, so called from its shrill cries.
  • n. The oldsquaw.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who scolds.
  • n.
  • n. The oyster catcher; -- so called from its shrill cries.
  • n. The old squaw.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who scolds or rails.
  • n. The oyster-catcher, Hæmatopus ostrilegus.
  • n. Same as scoldenore.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault

Etymologies

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scold +‎ -er

Examples

  • When he scolded another boat for being to close during the fight (which it wasn't), I then had the pleasure of watching that captain whizz 12 ounces of lead into the windshield of the scolder.

    My Two Favorite Knuckleheads

  • It's exhausting to be so self-righteous -- for the scolder and those who must endure it.

    Christina Pirello: Lets Break the Vegan Stigma

  • Not Malik the advisor, the scolder, the one who tried to make him see reason when he was stepping out on Margo.

    Déjà Vu

  • The scolder in these situations has no earthly clue what kinds of parenting decisions have been made prior to the event they are witnessing.

    Dru Blood - I believe in the inherent goodness of all beings: A reply to Elayne, some more stuff about kids in public places, and then I'm done for now.

  • He's a fierce scolder of elites, their cheerleaders, and their jesters, chiding Harvard students for moral indifference, Tom Peters for claiming 'life is a hustle,' Jerry Seinfeld for being 'irony incarnate,' and at times sounding like mid-career Archibald Macleish pounding 'the irresponsibles.'

    The West Virginian

  • But when we met any of her friends on the road, or passed the wayside shops or farm-houses, the scolder of horses was the lady who wished all _Ohaio_

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 29, August, 1873

  • Kyver -- that is to say, a _wrangler_ or _scolder_ -- and expressed the characteristic of his family, which for nearly two centuries had kept the windy town of Saardam in hot water, and produced more tartars and brimstones than any ten families in the place; and so truly did he inherit this family peculiarity that he had not been a year in the government of the province before he was universally denominated

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8

  • Aline turned around and looked at the scolder for a moment; then, placing her watering-pot upon the floor, she darted toward the divan like a kitten that has just received a blow from its mother's paw and feels authorized to play with her.

    Gerfaut — Complete

  • His name, according to the most authentic etymologists, was a corruption of Kyver; that is to say, a wrangler or scolder; and expressed the characteristic of his family, which for nearly two centuries had kept the windy town of

    Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete

  • Long live TPB and long live the revolution of the human psyche. scolder - 05-18 21: 32

    The Pirate Bay - Blog

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