"Look at your hair," she says—chiding, yes, but more mildly than I'd expected.
Marty will be there in spirit, chiding the spongers: Do you think every day is Christmas?
Then, KYAnonymous tweeted at him, chiding the boy for hiding.
But it was not long into the first interview when Heinz grew frustrated, chiding Lombardi for having “no audio-visual recall.”
But the greatest sin of all for Francis is perhaps that of careerism, chiding those who honor people rather than God.
He would have preferred that she found these repulsive, but she continued gay, even hard, under his chiding.
But Bill was in no mood to accept any sort of chiding on the point.
He delivers first, and lets the deliverance stand in place of chiding.
There was no chiding; and Archie breathed easier after he had read the letter.
"You could not marry yet, Percival," she said, in rather a chiding tone.
late 12c., "scold, nag, rail," originally intransitive, from Old English cidan "to contend, quarrel, complain." Not found outside Old English (though Liberman says it is "probably related to OHG *kîdal 'wedge,'" with a sense evolution from "brandishing sticks" to "scold, reprove"). Past tense, past participle can be chided or chid or even (past participle) chidden (Shakespeare used it); present participle is chiding.