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Definition of chide:

  1. A continuous noise or murmur.
  2. Fig.: To be noisy about; to chafe against.
  3. To make a clamorous noise; to chafe.
  4. To rebuke; to reprove; to scold; to find fault with.
  5. To utter words of disapprobation and displeasure; to find fault; to contend angrily.

Synonyms:

frustrate, claver, confab, put down, claver, vanquish, call on the carpet, bother, visit, conjure, tax, confabulate, reprove, dun, welt, dress down, cod, have words, criminate, beat out, ride, flog, chew the fat, call forth, irritate, rap, shoot the breeze, attack, tease, remonstrate, find fault with, natter, get to, rebuke, yack away, jaw, shell, yack, annoy, invoke, rally, point out, reprimand, check, chew up, beat, let someone have it, evoke, strap, rag, chat, rile, reprehend, grouch, take to task, talk, gossip, chit-chat, razz, crush, chaffer, lather, nark, chafe, whip, grumble, chew, call down, manducate, chew out, berate, get at, trounce, vex, lambast, reproof, lambaste, twit, stir, devil, lecture, warn, chatter, nettle, bring up, cane, gravel, taunt, crucify, bawl out, bait, slash, tantalize, raise, chitchat, praise, yap away, expostulate with, tantalise, tick off, masticate, rattle on, scold, underdress, arouse, put forward, conjure up, lash, bedevil, remonstrate with, torment.

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