lunge Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"lunge" in British English

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lungeverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /lʌndʒ/
to ​moveforwardsuddenly and with ​force, ​especially in ​order to ​attack someone: He ​suddenly lunged at her with a ​brokenbottle.

lungenoun [C]

uk   /lʌndʒ/
a ​suddenforwardmovement: He made a lunge for the ​ball. an ​exercise in which you ​stepforward with one ​leg and ​bendyourknees: They were doing ​squats and lunges.
(Definition of lunge from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lunge" in American English

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lungeverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /lʌndʒ/
to move ​forward with ​suddenforce: The ​goalkeeper lunged at the ​ball and ​knocked it away.

lungenoun [C]

 us   /lʌndʒ/
a ​suddenforwardmovement
(Definition of lunge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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