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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault.

Usage examples (15)
  • Verb (used with object) : The teacher scolded me for being late
  • It's exhausting to be so self-righteous -- for the scolder and those who must endure it.
  • The scolder in these situations has no earthly clue what kinds of parenting decisions have been made prior to the event they are witnessing.
  • When he scolded another boat for being to close during the fight (which it wasn't), I then had the pleasure of watching that captain whizz 12 ounces of lead into the windshield... for more
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