- 1lacerate something to cut skin or flesh with something sharp His hand had been badly lacerated.
- 2lacerate somebody to criticize someone very severely
NAmE//ˈlæsəˌreɪt//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lacerate
he / she / it lacerates
past simple lacerated
-ing form lacerating
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NAmE//ˌlæsəˈreɪʃn//noun [countable, uncountable] She suffered multiple lacerations to the face.