lash (Meaning)

Wordnet

lash (n)

any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids

leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip

a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object

Wordnet

lash (v)

beat severely with a whip or rod

lash or flick about sharply

strike as if by whipping

bind with a rope, chain, or cord

Webster

lash (n.)

The thong or braided cord of a whip, with which the blow is given.

A leash in which an animal is caught or held; hence, a snare.

A stroke with a whip, or anything pliant and tough; as, the culprit received thirty-nine lashes.

A stroke of satire or sarcasm; an expression or retort that cuts or gives pain; a cut.

A hair growing from the edge of the eyelid; an eyelash.

In carpet weaving, a group of strings for lifting simultaneously certain yarns, to form the figure.

To bind with a rope, cord, thong, or chain, so as to fasten; as, to lash something to a spar; to lash a pack on a horse's back.

Webster

lash (v. t.)

To strike with a lash ; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one.

To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash; as, a whale lashes the sea with his tail.

To throw out with a jerk or quickly.

To scold; to berate; to satirize; to censure with severity; as, to lash vice.

Webster

lash (v. i.)

To ply the whip; to strike; to utter censure or sarcastic language.

lash Sentence Examples

  1. I inadvertently caught my brother's eye with a lash of my whip.
  2. The boxer swayed to the left to evade his opponent's lash.
  3. The thunderstorm lashed the island with heavy rain and strong winds.
  4. The lash of the whip echoed through the air, cutting through the silence.
  5. She lay on the bed, her long lashes fluttering gently against her cheeks.
  6. The lash of her hair whipped across her face, obscuring her vision.
  7. I blinked rapidly, my eyelashes fanning out like tiny feathers.
  8. The lash of the waves against the shore was both beautiful and terrifying.
  9. We were at the mercy of the storm, lashed to our beds by the hurricane-force winds.
  10. The sound of lashing rain against the windowpane was a soothing lullaby.

FAQs About the word lash

any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids, leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip, a quick blow delivered with a whip

thud, lick, bang, poke, smack, spank, whack, beat, hit,blow

undo, undo,unleash, untie, untie, unleash, unravel, unwind, unravel, untwist

I inadvertently caught my brother's eye with a lash of my whip.

The boxer swayed to the left to evade his opponent's lash.

The thunderstorm lashed the island with heavy rain and strong winds.

The lash of the whip echoed through the air, cutting through the silence.