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Meaning of LASHING

Pronunciation:  'lashing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
  2. [n]  rope that is used for fastening something to something else; "the boats were held together by lashings"
  3. [adj]  violently urging on by whipping or flogging; "looked at the lashing riders"

LASHING is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: flagellation, flogging, tanning, violent, whipping
 See Also: beating, drubbing, fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast, horsewhipping, lacing, rope, self-flagellation, thrashing, trouncing, whacking



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lash"ing\, n.
    The act of one who, or that which, lashes; castigation;
    chastisement. --South.
    {Lashing out}, a striking out; also, extravagance.
  2. \Lash"ing\, n.
    See 2d {Lasher}.
Thesaurus Terms
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