Scold vs Grounded - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between scold and grounded
is that scold
is to rebuke while grounded
As a noun scold
is (obsolete) a person fond of abusive language, in particular a troublesome and angry woman.
As an adjective grounded is
(aviation|of an airman) not allowed to fly.
* scould (obsolete)
(obsolete) A person fond of abusive language, in particular a troublesome and angry woman.
* 1813 , (Pride and Prejudice) , (Jane Austen)
- A week elapsed before she could see Elizabeth without scolding her —
- Molly the dairymaid came a little way from the rickyard, and said she would pluck the pigeon that very night after work. She was always ready to do anything for us boys; and we could never quite make out why they scolded her so for an idle hussy indoors. It seemed so unjust. Looking back, I recollect she had very beautiful brown eyes.
* See also
* clods, colds
(aviation, of an airman) Not allowed to fly.
(of a person, predicative) Confined to stay inside, typically by a parent, as a punishment.
(of a person) Mature]], sensible with well-considered [[priority, priorities.
(electricity, North America) Of or pertaining to an electrical conductor which is connected to earth; earthed.