verb (used with object), chid·ed or chid [chid] /tʃɪd/, chid·ed or chid or chid·den [chid-n] /ˈtʃɪd n/, chid·ing.
verb (used without object), chid·ed or chid [chid] /tʃɪd/, chid·ed or chid or chid·den [chid-n] /ˈtʃɪd n/, chid·ing.
Origin of chide
Examples from the Web for chid
But the man noticed nothing in his impatience, and only chid her for her slowness.In Kings' Byways|Stanley J. Weyman
The lad considered that the father was very patient with him, and chid his neglect very mildly.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55|Francisco Colin
Georgiana chid at an internal wrath that struggled to win her lips.Sandra Belloni, Complete|George Meredith
But Cnut looked gloomy, at which I chid him; but he was silent.Elsket|Thomas Nelson Page
His answer was a sigh, and when she chid him for it, he essayed a smile that was yet more melancholy.The Tavern Knight|Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for chid
verb chides, chiding, chided, chid, chided, chid or chidden
Word Origin for chide
Word Origin and History for chid
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.