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Definition of lambaste verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(also lambast) verb
, NAmE//læmˈbæst//
lambaste somebody/something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lambaste
he / she / it lambastes
past simple lambasted
-ing form lambasting
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to attack or criticize someone or something very severely, especially in public synonym lay into somebody/something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: lambaste