Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “launch into sth”

launch into sth

phrasal verb with launch
 
 
/lɔːntʃ/ verb [T]
to start saying or criticizing something with a lot of anger or energy: Then he launched into a verbal attack on her management of the situation.Ways of talkingDisapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
(Definition of launch into sth from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Becoming angry and expressing anger, but you might be interested in these topics from the Anger topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “launch into sth” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

look on the bright side

to find good things in a bad situation

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More