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Meaning of LUNGE

Pronunciation:  lunj

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of moving forward suddenly
  2. [v]  make a thrusting forward movement

LUNGE is a 5 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: hurl, hurtle, lurch, thrust
 See Also: dart, motion, move, move, movement



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lunge\, n. [Also spelt longe, fr. allonge. See {Allonge},
    A sudden thrust or pass, as with a sword.
  2. \Lunge\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lunged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To make a lunge.
  3. \Lunge\, v. t.
    To cause to go round in a ring, as a horse, while holding his
    halter. --Thackeray.
  4. \Lunge\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
    Same as {Namaycush}.
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