verb (used with object), re·proved, re·prov·ing.
verb (used without object), re·proved, re·prov·ing.
Origin of reprove
ANTONYMS FOR reprove
Related formsre·prov·er, nounre·prov·ing·ly, adverb
Can be confusedre-prove reprove
Examples from the Web for reprovingly
Yet she drew her hand away and forced herself to say, as if reprovingly: "You mustn't do that!"Through the Wall|Cleveland Moffett
“Which would have been more becoming if you had done it at the first,” said Father Anselm, reprovingly.The Dragon of Wantley|Owen Wister
The mother, who had seen nothing of all this, stooped and spoke to him reprovingly.The Christmas Angel|Abbie Farwell Brown
"He is very deep, if you mean that," said Mrs. Goldsworthy, reprovingly.Dorothy and other Italian Stories|Constance Fenimore Woolson
“It was quite impossible, Rebecca,” said Beatrice reprovingly.The New Mistress|George Manville Fenn