lambast


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lambast

(læmˈbæst) or

lambaste

vb (tr)
1. to beat or whip severely
2. to reprimand or scold
[C17: perhaps from lam1 + baste3]

lambast


Past participle: lambasted
Gerund: lambasting

Imperative
lambast
lambast
Present
I lambast
you lambast
he/she/it lambasts
we lambast
you lambast
they lambast
Preterite
I lambasted
you lambasted
he/she/it lambasted
we lambasted
you lambasted
they lambasted
Present Continuous
I am lambasting
you are lambasting
he/she/it is lambasting
we are lambasting
you are lambasting
they are lambasting
Present Perfect
I have lambasted
you have lambasted
he/she/it has lambasted
we have lambasted
you have lambasted
they have lambasted
Past Continuous
I was lambasting
you were lambasting
he/she/it was lambasting
we were lambasting
you were lambasting
they were lambasting
Past Perfect
I had lambasted
you had lambasted
he/she/it had lambasted
we had lambasted
you had lambasted
they had lambasted
Future
I will lambast
you will lambast
he/she/it will lambast
we will lambast
you will lambast
they will lambast
Future Perfect
I will have lambasted
you will have lambasted
he/she/it will have lambasted
we will have lambasted
you will have lambasted
they will have lambasted
Future Continuous
I will be lambasting
you will be lambasting
he/she/it will be lambasting
we will be lambasting
you will be lambasting
they will be lambasting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been lambasting
you have been lambasting
he/she/it has been lambasting
we have been lambasting
you have been lambasting
they have been lambasting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been lambasting
you will have been lambasting
he/she/it will have been lambasting
we will have been lambasting
you will have been lambasting
they will have been lambasting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been lambasting
you had been lambasting
he/she/it had been lambasting
we had been lambasting
you had been lambasting
they had been lambasting
Conditional
I would lambast
you would lambast
he/she/it would lambast
we would lambast
you would lambast
they would lambast
Past Conditional
I would have lambasted
you would have lambasted
he/she/it would have lambasted
we would have lambasted
you would have lambasted
they would have lambasted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.lambast - beat with a cane
beat up, work over, beat - give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students"
2.lambast - censure severely or angrilylambast - censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
castigate, chasten, chastise, objurgate, correct - censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
brush down, tell off - reprimand; "She told the misbehaving student off"
criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock - find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free"
Translations

lambast

lambaste [læmˈbeɪst] VTfustigar, despellejar

lambast

[læmˈbæst] lambaste [læmˈbeɪst] (US) vt (= criticize) → étriller
Grey took every opportunity to lambast Thompson and his organization → Grey ne rata pas une seule occasion d'étriller Thompson et son organisation.lamb chop ncôtelette f d'agneau

lambast

, lambaste
vtfertigmachen (inf); to lambast somebody for somethinges jdm wegen etw tüchtig geben (inf)
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