- You should not criticize him so severely.
- She's always prompt to criticize other people's ideas.
criticize criticize sb to his face criticized the principle CRITICIZE HAN CHAUVINISM criticize the erroneous line criticize a report favourably criticize by circulating a note criticize sb. for shoddy work criticize sb. for doing sth. criticize harshly or violently. criticize penetratingly and thoroughly