5 letter words with COL in the middle

The following list contains 1 five letter word in English

5 letter words with COL in the middle in English

Common 5 letter words with COL in the middle with meaning


Part of Speech: Verb

Definition: To reprimand or criticize someone angrily.

Pronunciation (US): /skoʊld/

Pronunciation (UK): /skəʊld/

Origin and Usage: The word "scold" comes from the Middle English word "skalden," which means "to scald." It was used in the 14th century to mean "to rebuke sharply." Today, it is commonly used to describe someone who is being reprimanded or criticized for their behavior.

Synonyms: Reprimand, rebuke, admonish, chide, berate, reprove, upbraid, lecture, criticize, censure.

Related Words: Blame, fault, rebuk, chide, reprove.

Example Sentences:

  • She scolded her son for not doing his homework.
  • The boss scolded the employee for being late to work.
  • He scolded his dog for chewing on his shoes.
  • The teacher scolded the students for talking during class.
  • The coach scolded the team for not practicing hard enough.