Complete Definition of "chide"

English
Etymology
OE. cidan|ÄÄ«dan, of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation
IPA|/tÊaɪd/
rhymes|aɪd

Verb
Category:English irregular verbs
en-verb|chides|chiding|chid, chided, or chode|chid, chided, or chidden

  1. to loudly admonish in blame; to angrily reproach

#:1591 And yet I was last chidden for being too slow. â Shakespeare, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, s:The_Two_Gentlemen_of_Verona#SCENE_I._Milan._A_room_in_the_DUKE.27S_palace.|Act 2, Scene 1.
#:1598 If the scorn of your bright eyne
#:
Have power to raise such love in mine,
#:Alack, in me what strange effect
#:
Would they work in mild aspect?
#:Whiles you chid me, I did love â Shakespeare, As You Like It, s:As You Like It/Act IV|Act 4 Scene 2.
#:1611 And Jacob was wroth, and chode with Laban: and Jacob answered and said to Laban, What is my trespass? what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly pursued after me? â Genesis 31:36 KJV.

Translations
trans-top|loudly admonish
German: schelten
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