lashings

plural noun lash·ings \ ˈla-shiŋz , -shənz \
variants: or less commonly lashins play \ˈla-shənz\

Definition of lashings

chiefly British
:a great plenty :abundance
  • piles of bread and butter and lashings of tea
  • —Molly Weir

Origin and Etymology of lashings

from gerund of 1lash


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