Sentence Examples


  • She continued to take notes, as if Dean's scolding had fallen on deaf ears.
  • "Now Alex," Katie began in a scolding tone, "You can't keep throwing your past in Carmen's face.
  • The classics had not refined his taste, for he was amused by setting the wandering scholars, who swarmed to his court, to abuse one another in the indescribably filthy Latin scolding matches which were then the fashion.
  • The Knight of La Tour-Landry (1372) relates, by way of warning to his daughters, a tale of a lady who so irritated her husband by scolding him in company, that he struck her to the earth with his fist and kicked her in the face, breaking her nose.
  • The strange dependants to whom he had given shelter, and to whom, in spite of their faults, he was strongly attached' by habit, dropped off one by one; and, in the silence of his home, he regretted even the noise of their scolding matches.

What's another word for scolding?

comments powered by Disqus