Synonyms for Chide:


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 (verb)
criticize, lecture (verb)
blame, upbraid, censure, berate, reproach, castigate, admonish, rebuke, scold, condemn, reprimand.
disapprove (verb)
criticize, censure, deprecate, disparage, deride, condemn, denigrate, defile, disapprove, castigate, denounce, scorn, admonish, upbraid, chastise, chasten, reproach, defame, discredit, blame, renounce, vilify.

Other synonyms:

rap. condemn
put down.
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

  1. " You're so bad lately, Gerald; that's why," Mrs. Foss affectionately chide him. – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  2. And again the light winds chide her As she darts from his embrace - And again the far- voiced echoes Speak their tidings of the chase. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. I will not chide although my heart should break, Though all my hopes have died, lost Love, for thy dear sake- I will not chide – A Day with Robert Schumann by May Byron