Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: chiding
IPA transcription: [tʃ'aɪdɪŋ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: chiding, scolding, objurgation, tongue-lashing
    Meaning: rebuking a person harshly
Usage examples
  • When Xanthippe was chiding Socrates for making scanty preparation for entertaining his friends, he answered:--"If they are friends of ours they will not care for that; if they are not, we shall care nothing for them!"