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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To speak out in angry or displeased rebuke.

Usage examples (31)
  • Perhaps we should be dull were we not chidden, 115
  • The Master said, A father or a mother may be gently chidden.
  • And like a chidden child Yoshio pocketed the letters sullenly.
  • Yet, chidden for her long walks, stic/i engaging conversations! she cries out. for more
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