What does lashing mean?

Definitions for lashing
ˈlæʃ ɪŋlash·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whipping, tanning, flogging, lashing, flagellation(noun)

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

  2. lashing(adj)

    rope that is used for fastening something to something else

    "the boats were held together by lashings"

  3. lashing(adj)

    violently urging on by whipping or flogging

    "looked at the lashing riders"


  1. lashing(Noun)

    Something used to tie something or lash it to something.

    The lashings, that were holding the chest to the deck of the storm tossed ship, broke and it went overboard.

  2. lashing(Noun)

    (in the form "lashings of"): plenty of

    Lashings of ginger beer

  3. lashing(Verb)

    raining heavily.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lashing(noun)

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

  2. Lashing(noun)

    see 2d Lasher

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. lashing

    A rope used to fasten any movable body in a ship, or about her masts, sails, and rigging.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lashing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lashing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of lashing in a Sentence

  1. Peter DeFazio:

    Their failure to appear at this hearing is a telling sign that they would rather suffer a public lashing than answer questions on the record about their operations.

  2. Karl Andree:

    He's an old frail man and I fear this lashing sentence is potentially a death sentence for him, that's our biggest concern, which is why we are trying to raise the case now to get him out.

  3. Enrique Dominguez:

    This may have been some Internet lashing out when you get frustrated with someone and you post things on the Internet.

  4. William Gay:

    I dealt with a lot of anger because I felt like, 'Why me?' I threw out that question a lot. I got to a point where I didn't care. I felt like no one cared about me. Didn't care about school. I started lashing out at people.

  5. Samantha Burkes:

    I just wanted to express that I don't think black people are worse than white people, i'm just lashing out, really.

Images & Illustrations of lashing

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