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Meaning of LAMBASTE

Pronunciation:  lam'beyst

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"; "check" is archaic
  2. [v]  beat with a cane
 

LAMBASTE is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: bawl out, berate, cane, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, flog, have words, jaw, lambast, lambast, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, trounce
 
 See Also: beat, beat up, brush down, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, criticise, criticize, objurgate, pick apart, tell off, work over

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lam*baste"\, v. t. [Lam + baste to beat.]
To beat severely. [Low] --Nares.

 
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