- 1to criticize or blame someone because they have done something wrong synonym rebuke
- 2 chide somebody/yourself (for something/for doing something) She chided herself for being so impatient with the children. chide (somebody) + speech “Isn't that a little selfish?” he chided.
NAmE//tʃaɪd//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they chide
he / she / it chides
past simple chided
-ing form chiding