HyperDic: lambast

English > 2 senses of the word lambast:
VERBcontactlambast, cane, flog, lambastebeat with a cane
communicationlambast, call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambastecensure severely or angrily
English > lambast: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningBeat with a cane.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to lambast the prisoners
Synonymscane, flog, lambaste
Broaderbeat, beat up, work overGive a beating to
Spanishfustigar
Catalanfustigar
English > lambast: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningcensure severely or angrily.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot lambast Sue
Synonymscall on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste
Narrowerchastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correctcensure severely
tell off, brush downreprimand
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
Spanishamonestar, censurar, criticar, dar una paliza, discutir, echar una reprimenda, increpar, llamar la atención, poner verde, rechazar, reconvenir, regañar, reñir, reprender a gritos, reprender, reprimir, reprobar, reprochar, retar, tener unas palabras, vociferar
Catalanamonestar, increpar, reganyar, renyar, reprendre

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