HyperDic: lashing

English > 3 senses of the word lashing:
NOUNactlashing, whipping, tanning, flogging, flagellationbeating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
artifactlashingrope that is used for fastening something to something else
ADJECTIVEalllashingviolently urging on by whipping or flogging
lashing > pronunciation
Soundslae'shihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > lashing: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningviolently urging on by whipping or flogging.
Example"looked at the lashing riders"
BroaderviolentActing with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
English > lashing: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningBeating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment.
Synonymswhipping, tanning, flogging, flagellation
NarrowerhorsewhippingThe act of whipping with a horsewhip
self-flagellationself-punishment inflicted by whipping
Broaderbeating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whackingThe act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
Spanishazotamiento, flagelación
Catalanflagelación
English > lashing: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningrope that is used for fastening something to something else.
Example"the boats were held together by lashings"
Broaderfastener, fastening, holdfast, fixingrestraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
ropeA strong line

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