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Definition of lunge verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive] lunge (at/toward/for somebody/something) lunge (forward)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lunge
he / she / it lunges
past simple lunged
-ing form lungeing
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to make a sudden, powerful, forward movement, especially in order to attack someone or take hold of something He took out a knife and lunged at her. She lunged forward and snatched the letter from me.
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