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 (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.]


or lam•bast

(læmˈbeɪst, -ˈbæst)

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


Past participle: lambasted
Gerund: lambasting

I lambaste
you lambaste
he/she/it lambastes
we lambaste
you lambaste
they lambaste
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
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
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
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"


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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