Definition of upbraid

Definition of upbraid
  1. upbraid Noun The act of reproaching; contumely.
  2. upbraid Verb To criticize severely.
  3. upbraid Verb To charge with something wrong or disgraceful; to reproach; to cast something in the teeth of; -- followed by "with" or "for", and formerly "of", before the thing imputed.
  4. upbraid Verb To reprove severely; to rebuke; to chide.
  5. upbraid Verb To treat with contempt.
  6. upbraid Verb To object or urge as a matter of reproach; to cast up; -- with "to" before the person.
  7. upbraid Verb To utter upbraidings.
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