lambaste


lambaste

verb

Definition of LAMBASTE

1
to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings <the director lambasted them mercilessly for forgetting their lines during the final dress rehearsal>
Near Antonyms approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction; extol (also extoll), laud, praise
2
to criticize harshly and usually publicly <movie critics across the country lambasted the thriller for its orgy of violence>
3
to strike repeatedly <stern schoolmasters who lambasted the boys for the smallest violation of the rules>

Variants of LAMBASTE

lambaste or lambast

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