Learn a Word: Reprimand

Meaning: disapproving sharply or censure formally, usually from a position of authority


The officials received a reprimand from the minister.

Teacher reprimanded the students for not doing the homework.

Synonyms: censure, rebuke, reproach

The first known use of the word is in circa 1636.

Read more about the word ‘reprimand’ from the website of Merriam Webster.

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