Definitions

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  • adv. In a scolding manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a scolding manner.

Etymologies

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scolding +‎ -ly

Examples

  • As Appelbaum deployed her snuff-film imagery, millionaire Tom Friedman scoldingly told the nation that spending to reduce unemployment and stimulate economic growth was a "drug" and that the nation had a "values problem."

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: England's Ashes - America's Future?

  • My point is that wagging one's finger scoldingly at Take Two is a waste of time.

    A Pricey Cup Of Joe

  • “Jacob Tracy,” she said scoldingly when he asked to see Emma.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • He saw how the women in the camp set up an aid station, saw one boy, about ten or so, rush out of the mine, grab some bandages, and rush back while one of the nurses waved her arms after him scoldingly.

    Dragon's Fire

  • "Go ask Jenella," Sis said scoldingly before Kindan could even open his mouth.

    Dragon's Kin

  • "Do not, I ask you, Slayer, destroy more of my handiwork," the little healer said scoldingly.

    The Warslayer

  • "Those are not our real names!" said Ramiel scoldingly to me, but gently, as one would scold an infant.

    Vittorio, The Vampire

  • Selar shook her head scoldingly as she reached for a spray hypo to bring McHenry out of it.

    Fire on High

  • Taking handfuls of hair in her fists, she forced his head up and said scoldingly.

    Breakfast In Bed

  • Torero muttered scoldingly to himself but every once in awhile the bird would aim an appropriate barb at the men passing by.

    Vagabond of Space

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