To act as a critic.
To reason or plead in protest; present an objection.
To mutter or mumble in discontent; complain in a surly or peevish manner
To berate is to yell at or demean.
Reprimand is defined as to severely or formally scold someone.
To deliver a lecture or series of lectures.
To castigate is to criticize or punish someone severely.
To use harshly critical or irate language; rail.
To attack the reputation of (a person or thing) with strong or abusive criticism.
To express disapproval to (someone); criticize:
Reproach is defined as to blame or shame someone.
(--- U.S. Navy) To assign a rate to
Rant is defined as to complain at length in an angry, loud voice.
To treat harshly or injuriously
To trounce is to beat or to score a major victory.
The definition of lambaste is to beat, or to scold or berate by yelling.
To consider responsible for a misdeed, failure, or undesirable outcome:
The definition of admonish means to let someone know that you are not happy with his or her actions or to scold a person.
To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
To declare in advance.
To speak in public on religious matters; give a sermon
To reprobate is defined as to send to hell, condemn or disapprove.
1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost:
Cavil means to disapprove for minor reasons.
To drive or provoke (a person) by taunting
To falsely or maliciously charge another.
To restrain from excess; subdue
To impose and collect a tax from (a person).
Rap is defined as to hit quickly and sharply, or to speak or chant lyrics to a song with a reoccurring beat.
To act inappropriately in the eyes of peers, to backstab, to verbally abuse.
To throw out with a jerk or quickly.
To excoriate is defined as to condemn, criticize thoroughly or express strong disapproval.
To punish, esp. by beating
To express strong disapproval of or criticize severely, especially in an official capacity:
To flow noisily over rapids, falls, etc.
To use abusive or contemptuous language in speaking to or about; call bad names
To praise too much, untruly, or insincerely, as in order to win favor
Compliment means to give praise.
To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
Find another word for scolded. In this page you can discover 47 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scolded, like: criticized, chided, rebuked, remonstrated, grumbled, berated, jawed, reprimanded, lectured, ragged and castigated.