Part of speech:
Responsibility for a fault or wrong
An expression of strong disapproval.
A severe or formal rebuke, esp. by a person in authority
A mild rebuke; reprimand
A statement presented in opposition:
Blame or disapproval:
The definition of a rap is a light knock, tapping sound or criticism, or a style of music where lyrics are spoken or chanted with reoccurring musical beats.
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
Rag is defined as to tease, joke with or nag.
To defeat decisively:
To lecture is defined as to deliver a speech or to talk to someone about why he or she was wrong.
(Slang) To talk, esp. in a boring or abusive way
censure severely or angrily
To reprimand or criticize harshly and usually angrily.
To scold mildly so as to correct or improve; reprimand:
To scold or rebuke severely
To present and urge reasons in opposition or complaint; protest; object; expostulate
Find another word for reproof. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for reproof, like: disapproval, disapprobation, blame, rebuke, reprimand, admonition, objection, admonishment, reproach, scolding and rap.