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Definition of "chastises" [chastises]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of chastise. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "chastises" in a sentence
  • "McCain chastises him for not going to Iraq since January 2006 so he says he will consider it."
  • "He was last seen kneeling over Sookie's fairy guardian Claudine, whom he'd just slaughtered, sheepishly offering a "Sorry" to Sookie, as she chastises him: "You just killed my fairy godmother!""
  • "My all-time favorite thing I ever heard (yes, it was said in my presence, in a client's living room) in Spanglish is this: Woman chastises her child, who is twisting the knob on the television: "Deja de monkear con la tele o te doy una buena!""