Lunge - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |lʌndʒ|  American pronunciation of the word lunge
Brit.  |lʌn(d)ʒ|  British pronunciation of the word lunge


- the act of moving forward suddenly (syn: lurch)
- (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward


- make a thrusting forward movement (syn: hurl, hurtle, thrust)

Extra examples

He made a lunge at me with his knife.

He made a desperate lunge for the ball.

He lunged at me with his knife.

She lunged across the table.

The crocodile lunged at its prey.

The dog lunged for his throat.

He made a lunge to catch the ball.

The scorpion instantly lunged his sting into him.

The goats lunged at each other with their horns.

John lunged forward and grabbed him by the throat.

Brad made a lunge towards his opponent, but missed.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: lunge
he/she/it: lunges
present participle: lunging
past tense: lunged
past participle: lunged
singular: lunge
plural: lunges
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