Synonyms for Chide:
n.put down. •chide (noun)
chew up, lambaste, chew out, lecture, reproof, remonstrate, reprimand, dress down, trounce, lambast, bawl out, jaw, rag, berate, rebuke, scold, have words.
•criticize, lecture (verb)
blame, upbraid, censure, berate, reproach, castigate, admonish, rebuke, scold, condemn, reprimand.
criticize, censure, deprecate, disparage, deride, condemn, denigrate, defile, disapprove, castigate, denounce, scorn, admonish, upbraid, chastise, chasten, reproach, defame, discredit, blame, renounce, vilify.
•Other relevant words:
chew out, lambaste, lambast, rap, tax, scold, lecture, remonstrate, have words, let someone have it, bawl out, jaw, reproof, dress down, berate, attack, trounce, rebuke, rag, chew up.
Usage examples for chide
" You're so bad lately, Gerald; that's why," Mrs. Foss affectionately chide him. – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall