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Definition of "chiding" [chiding]

  • Present participle of chide. (verb)
  • A scolding. (noun)

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Use "chiding" in a sentence
  • "We are certainly justified in chiding the new God-Emperor for sacrificing what little personal integrity and self-respect he might ever have had in order to be the top Establishment stooge."
  • "Compared to Henson's little (girl) michief, the fella you are chiding is a mere novice."
  • "OTTAWA - For decades, meetings between the leaders of Canada and the United States weren't complete without some diplomatic chiding from the American side about Canada's limited military spending and its general lack of interest in military matters."