Scolded vs Chidden - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between scolded and chidden
is that scolded
) while chidden
As an adjective chidden is
chided, reproved, rebuked, scolded.
* 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