Related formsun·scold·ing, adjective
Definition for scolding (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of scold
Examples from the Web for scolding
So far in the States, he has eschewed the roaring, pumping, and scolding so as not to antagonize his new teammates and opponents.Masahiro Tanaka Is the Yankees' $155M Lethal Weapon and Strikeout Machine|Allen Barra|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But to see just how crazy this scolding is, we need some background.The Republican Street Fight Over Transparency in Government|Lawrence Lessig|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To be sure, there was some scolding of the Republican Party, but very little.
Yes, they engaged in a great deal of the lecturing and scolding recommended by Charles Murray.
Yet when Palestinians do the same, they are met with scolding and resistance.
Chatterer the Red Squirrel had been scolding because there was no excitement.The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel|Thornton W. Burgess
What am I to say, when you keep on scolding me all the time?The Small House at Allington|Anthony Trollope
She had firmly made up her mind that she would submit in no degree to Lady Susanna, and take from her no scolding.Is He Popenjoy?|Anthony Trollope
Her mother walked beside her, scolding her in a shrill voice, but her words meant nothing to Redbird.Shaman|Robert Shea
Mrs. Walters resumed her scolding and commanding, while Mr. Walters grumbled and found fault to his heart's content.Watch--Work--Wait|Sarah A. Myers