1. To scold at; to reprove; to utter words in anger, or by way of disapprobation; to rebuke; as, to chide one for his faults.
2. To blame; to reproach; as, to chide folly or negligence.
To chide from or chide away, is to drive away by scolding or reproof.
1. To scold; to clamor; to find fault; to contend in words of anger; sometimes followed by with.
The people did chide with Moses. Ex. 17.
2. To quarrel.
3. To make a rough, clamorous, roaring noise; as the chiding flood.
CHIDE, n. Murmur; gentle noise.