Lashing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈlæʃɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word lashing
Brit.  |ˈlaʃɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word lashing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to lash

noun

- beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment (syn: flagellation, flogging, tanning, whipping)
- rope that is used for fastening something to something else

adjective

- violently urging on by whipping or flogging

Examples

They gave the sailor a lashing.

The fish was lashing around with all its strength.

The bullets were swishing and lashing now like rain on a pond.

upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing

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