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lambastemore about lambaste


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lambaste  \Lam*baste"\,  v.  t.  [Lam  +  baste  to  beat.] 
  To  beat  severely.  [Low]  --Nares. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  1:  beat  with  a  cane  [syn:  {cane},  {flog},  {lambast}] 
  2:  censure  severely  or  angrily;  "The  mother  scolded  the  child 
  for  entering  the  stranger's  car";  "The  deputy  ragged  the 
  Prime  Minister";  "The  customer  dressed  down  the  waiter  for 
  bringing  cold  soup";  check"  is  archaic  [syn:  {rebuke},  {check}, 
  {rag},  {reproof},  {lecture},  {reprimand},  {jaw},  {dress 
  down},  {scold},  {chide},  {berate},  {bawl  out},  {remonstrate}, 
  {chew  out},  {chew  up},  {have  words},  {lambast}] 

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