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lam·baste

 (lăm-bāst′, -băst′)
tr.v. lam·bast·ed, lam·bast·ing, lam·bastes
1. To give a thrashing to; beat.
2. To scold sharply; berate: lambasted the workers for the shoddy construction.

[Perhaps lam + baste.]
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lam•baste

or lam•bast

(læmˈbeɪst, -ˈbæst)

v.t. Informal.
1. to beat or whip severely.
2. to reprimand harshly; berate.
[1630–40; appar. lam + baste3]
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lambaste


Past participle: lambasted
Gerund: lambasting

Imperative
lambaste
lambaste
Present
I lambaste
you lambaste
he/she/it lambastes
we lambaste
you lambaste
they lambaste
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 lambaste
you will lambaste
he/she/it will lambaste
we will lambaste
you will lambaste
they will lambaste
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 lambaste
you would lambaste
he/she/it would lambaste
we would lambaste
you would lambaste
they would lambaste
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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.lambaste - 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.lambaste - censure severely or angrilylambaste - 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"
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lambaste

verb
1. Informal. To hit heavily and repeatedly with violent blows:
Slang: clobber.
Idiom: rain blows on.
2. Informal. To criticize for a fault or an offense:
Informal: bawl out.
Slang: chew out.
Idioms: bring to task, call on the carpet, haul over the coals, let someone have it.
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Translations
pomluvit
brokke sig over
sättiä
ogovarati
けなす
혹평하다
tala illa om
ด่าว่า
nói xấu

lambaste

يَنْتَقِدُ pomluvit brokke sig over runtermachen δυσφημώ poner por los suelos sättiä critiquer ogovarati sparlare けなす 혹평하다 afkraken fjerne slagg obsmarować criticar критиковать tala illa om ด่าว่า hakkında kötü konuşmak nói xấu 诋毁
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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