upbraider
noun see upbraid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • upbraider — See upbraid. * * * …   Universalium

  • upbraider — noun One who upbraids …   Wiktionary

  • upbraider — n. one who scolds, one who reprimands …   English contemporary dictionary

  • upbraider — up·braid·er …   English syllables

  • upbraider — noun someone who finds fault or imputes blame • Syn: ↑reprover, ↑reproacher, ↑rebuker • Derivationally related forms: ↑rebuke (for: ↑rebuker), ↑reproach ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • upbraid — upbraider, n. /up brayd /, v.t. 1. to find fault with or reproach severely; censure: The military tribunal upbraided the soldier for his cowardice. 2. (of things) to bring reproach on; serve as a reproach to. v.i. 3. Archaic. to utter reproaches …   Universalium

  • rebuker — noun someone who finds fault or imputes blame • Syn: ↑upbraider, ↑reprover, ↑reproacher • Derivationally related forms: ↑rebuke, ↑reproach (for: ↑reproacher), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • reproacher — noun someone who finds fault or imputes blame • Syn: ↑upbraider, ↑reprover, ↑rebuker • Derivationally related forms: ↑rebuke (for: ↑rebuker), ↑reproach, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • reprover — noun someone who finds fault or imputes blame • Syn: ↑upbraider, ↑reproacher, ↑rebuker • Derivationally related forms: ↑rebuke (for: ↑rebuker), ↑reproach ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Twitter — Twit ter, n. [From {Twit}.] One who twits, or reproaches; an upbraider. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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