reprimanding him might yield horrible press for the Army, making our longest war even less popular than it is today.
After reprimanding him for his cowardice, he went with him on board the ship.
His new manner showed that his eyes had been reprimanding his tongue.
Even the moments occupied in reprimanding the servant had been moments seized on as the pretext for another delay.
He had been reprimanded by the Presbytery, till the Presbytery were tired of reprimanding.
O Ppt, I remember your reprimanding me for meddling in other people's affairs: I have enough of it now, with a wanion.
She realized that there was no use in reprimanding Katy,—the girl was simply ignorant.
reprimanding my delinquent hunter, and much vexed, I went back and took up my night's quarters at the old wooden hut.
Not only that, they took them aside afterwards and seemed to be reprimanding them.
She was contented with reprimanding him severely, and ordering him from her presence.
1630s, from French réprimande (16c.), from Middle French reprimende "reproof," from Latin reprimenda "that is to be repressed" (as in reprimenda culpa "fault to be checked"), fem. singular of reprimendus, gerundive of reprimere "reprove" (see repress). Spelling influenced in French by mander "to summon."
1680s, from reprimand (n.) or else from French réprimander (17c.), from réprimande. Related: Reprimanded; reprimanding.