Definition Of berate
scold or criticize (someone) angrily.
his mother came out and berated me for raising my voice
Example Of berate
Angry trade unionists berated candidates as privatisation of the rail industry swept on to the election stage.
At one point, she would be berating her colleagues and the next minute she would be laughing and smiling with them like it was business as usual.
Besides, is berating your guest as has become the custom these days the only way to get information out of someone?
But in the meantime, let's stop berating men for not being perfect.
He says she berates him in the car when he picks her up for church on Sundays.