- 1to tell someone officially that you do not approve of them or their actions synonym rebuke
- 2 The officers were severely reprimanded for their unprofessional behavior.
NAmE//ˈrɛprəˌmænd//, NAmE//ˌrɛprəˈmænd//reprimand somebody (for something)+ speech(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reprimand
he / she / it reprimands
past simple reprimanded
-ing form reprimanding
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NAmE//ˈrɛprəˌmænd//noun [countable, uncountable] He received a severe reprimand for his behavior.