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Definitions of scolding

  1. a. & n. from Scold, v. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A rating; railing language. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. Railing language; the act of rebuking or reproving. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. Given to the use of railing language, generally used in reference to women. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for scolding

  1. Harold's head was ready to turn round before it was all done; but he got away at last, with a scolding for not going up to see Mother. – Friarswood Post-Office by Charlotte M. Yonge
  2. Dr. Liebovitz will give me an awful scolding if he finds you taking on so." – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
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