Then, KYAnonymous tweeted at him, chiding the boy for hiding.
Marty will be there in spirit, chiding the spongers: Do you think every day is Christmas?
"Look at your hair," she says—chiding, yes, but more mildly than I'd expected.
late 12c., "scold, nag, rail," originally intransitive, from Old English cidan "to contend, quarrel, complain." Not found outside Old English (though Liberman says it is "probably related to OHG *kîdal 'wedge,'" with a sense evolution from "brandishing sticks" to "scold, reprove"). Past tense, past participle can be chided or chid or even (past participle) chidden (Shakespeare used it); present participle is chiding.