Tell off emphatically.
The sergeant castigated the private for stepping out of line.
by vimescarrot November 24, 2007
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A kinder alternative to castration frustration., otherwise known as castigating callers hands off when intend cutting off call.
Hey, hands off or I'll castigate you!
by Hercolena Oliver May 04, 2008
verb. a popular combination of castrate and investigate.
Your girlfriend is going to be so pissed you didn't call her back, she's going to castigate you!!!
by PirateK April 01, 2010