Definition of berate
English to English
- censure severely or angrily
The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car.
The deputy ragged the Prime Minister.
The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup.
source: WordNet 3.0
- To rate or chide vehemently; to scold.
source: Webster 1913
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