Synonyms of scolding in English:

scolding


See definition of scolding

noun

1‘Joe meekly accepted her scolding’

SYNONYMS

rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reproof, admonishment, admonition, reproval, remonstration, lecture, upbraiding, castigation, lambasting, criticism, censure

informal telling-off, rap, rap over the knuckles, dressing-down, earful, roasting, bawling-out, caning, blast, row

British informal ticking off, carpeting, rollicking, wigging

British vulgar slang bollocking

dated rating

ANTONYMS

praise, compliment, commendation