lashing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “lashing” in the English Dictionary

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lashingnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈlæʃ.ɪŋ/

lashing noun [C usually singular] (PUNISHMENT)

the ​punishment of being ​hit with a whip: He was ​sentenced to ​receive a lashing.

lashing noun [C usually singular] (A LOT)

lashings [plural] UK old-fashioned or humorous a lot of ​food or ​drink: scones with lashings ofcream lashings ofgingerbeer

lashingadjective [before noun]


lashing adjective [before noun] (RAIN)

falling with ​greatforce: Lashing ​rain and ​fiercewinds have ​batteredparts of the ​country today.
(Definition of lashing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lashing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 惩罚, 鞭打,鞭笞…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懲罰, 鞭打,鞭笞…
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