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Definition of Scold


  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.
  2. To chide with rudeness and clamor; to rate; also, to rebuke or reprove with severity.
  3. One who scolds, or makes a practice of scolding; esp., a rude, clamorous woman; a shrew.
  4. A scolding; a brawl.
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Scold Translations

scold in Danish is dadle
scold in Dutch is manen, vermanen, aanmanen, aansporen
scold in Finnish is kehottaa, moittia
scold in German is ausschimpfen, schelten
scold in Italian is inveire, sgridare
scold in Norwegian is dadle