lashing (Meaning)

Wordnet

lashing (n)

beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

rope that is used for fastening something to something else

Wordnet

lashing (s)

violently urging on by whipping or flogging

Webster

lashing (n.)

The act of one who, or that which, lashes; castigation; chastisement.

See 2d Lasher.

lashing Sentence Examples

  1. The fierce storm produced lashing winds that tore through the town, causing widespread damage.
  2. The rider urged his horse forward with a lashing of the whip.
  3. The waves crashed against the shore with a lashing sound, sending spray high into the air.
  4. The angry cat arched its back and lashed its tail furiously.
  5. The rain was lashing down, making it difficult to see.
  6. The dog lashed out at the intruder, biting and scratching.
  7. The boxer lashed out a punch that connected with his opponent's jaw.
  8. The teacher gave the student a lashing for misbehaving in class.
  9. The lightning lashed across the sky, illuminating the night.
  10. The waves were lashing the boat, making it difficult to stay afloat.

FAQs About the word lashing

beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment, rope that is used for fastening something to something else, violently urging on by whipping or fl

reprimand, jeremiad, criticism,tongue-lashing, assault, diatribe, tirade, vituperation, invective, denunciation

panegyric, citation, praise, praise, sanction, honor, encomium, homage, acclaim, approval

The fierce storm produced lashing winds that tore through the town, causing widespread damage.

The rider urged his horse forward with a lashing of the whip.

The waves crashed against the shore with a lashing sound, sending spray high into the air.

The angry cat arched its back and lashed its tail furiously.