Scolded vs Chidden - What's the difference?

scolded | chidden |


As verbs the difference between scolded and chidden

is that scolded is (scold) while chidden is .

As an adjective chidden is

chided, reproved, rebuked, scolded.

scolded

English

Verb

(head)
  • (scold)
  • Anagrams

    *

    scold

    English

    Alternative forms

    * scould (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A person fond of abusive language, in particular a troublesome and angry woman.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To rebuke.
  • * 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.

    Synonyms

    * objurgate * rebuke * threap * See also

    Anagrams

    * clods, colds

    chidden

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Synonyms

    * chid * chided

    Adjective

    (-)
  • chided, reproved, rebuked, scolded
  • English adjectives ending in -en