What does lambaste mean?

Definitions for lambastelæmˈbeɪst, -ˈbæst

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lambaste.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cane, flog, lambaste, lambast(verb)

    beat with a cane

  2. call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast(verb)

    censure severely or angrily

    "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"


  1. lambaste(Verb)

    To scold, reprimand or criticize harshly.

  2. lambaste(Verb)

    To give a thrashing to; to beat severely.

  3. Origin: First attested in 1637. Probably

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lambaste(verb)

    to beat severely

Anagrams for lambaste »

  1. blastema

  2. labmates


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lambaste in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lambaste in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Tien:

    He will send a positive signal to any pan-democrat who is willing to have a dialogue with China, this must be one of his key missions: To make sure the signal is strong enough that the electorate won't lambaste the moderate pan-democrats and give all their votes to the extremists.

Images & Illustrations of lambaste

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Translations for lambaste

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Arabic
  • verprügeln, beschimpfen, verdreschen, zurechtweisenGerman
  • pieksää, läksyttää, kurittaa, haukkua, ojentaaFinnish
  • tabbasser, gronder, rouer de coups, reprimander, battre quelqu'un, blamerFrench
  • iemand aframmelen, afkraken, uitschelden, berispen, iemand een pandoering gevenDutch
  • отлупить, раскритиковать, поколотить, отдубасить, обругать, вздрючить, отчитать, [[задать]] [[трёпкаRussian
  • klå upp, skälla utSwedish

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