Definitions For Scold


  • Someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
  • A person who often criticizes other people in an angry way : someone who scolds other people too often


  • Censure severely or angrily
  • Show one's unhappiness or critical attitude
  • To speak in an angry or critical way to (someone who has done something wrong)

Is Scold a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Scold is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Scold in a Sentence

  • He can be a bit of a scold sometimes.
  • “You should never have done that,” she scolded.
  • He scolded the kids for not cleaning up the mess they had made in the kitchen

Synonyms for Scold

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