scold´ing|ly


scold´ing|ly
scold|ing «SKOHL dihng», adjective, noun.
–adj.
that scolds: »

I have seen tempests, when the scolding winds have riv'd the knotty oaks (Shakespeare).

–n.
the act of a person who scolds: »

Wnot mamma often in an ill-humor; and were they not all used to her scoldings? (Thackeray).

scold´ing|ly, adverb.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • scold|ing — «SKOHL dihng», adjective, noun. –adj. that scolds: »I have seen tempests, when the scolding winds have riv d the knotty oaks (Shakespeare). –n. the act of a person who scolds: »Wnot mamma often in an ill humor; and were they not all used to her… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scold — scold·er; scold·ing·ly; scold; …   English syllables

  • chid´ing|ly — chide «chyd», verb, chid|ed, or chid, chid|ed, chid, or chid|den, chid|ing …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|prov´ing|ly — re|prove «rih PROOV», transitive verb, proved, prov|ing. to show disapproval of; find fault with; blame; scold: »She reproved the boy for teasing the cat. ╂[< Old French reprover, learned borrowing from Late Latin reprobāre …   Useful english dictionary

  • scoldingly — scold·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • scoldingly — scold (skōld) v. scold·ed, scold·ing, scolds v. tr. ▸ To reprimand or criticize harshly and usually angrily. v. intr. ▸ To express harsh or angry disapproval to someone. n. ▸ One who persi …   Word Histories

  • ly — ly·so·genesis; ly·so·genetic; Ly·sol; ly·so·lecithin; ly·so·zyme; ly·syl; ly·thra·ce·ae; ly·thra·les; ly·thrum; mach·i·a·vel·li·an·ly; ma·chine·ly; mac·ro·ceph·a·ly; mad·ly; mag·i·cal·ly; mag·is·te·ri·al·ly; mag·is·tral·ly; mag·net·i·cal·ly;… …   English syllables

  • Scolding — Scold ing, a. & n. from {Scold}, v. [1913 Webster] {Scolding bridle}, an iron frame. See {Brank}, n., 2. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Scoldingly — Scold ing*ly, adv. In a scolding manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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