Definition of lamp verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lamp

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//læmp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//læmp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lamp
BrE BrE//læmp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//læmp//
 
he / she / it lamps
BrE BrE//læmps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//læmps//
 
past simple lamped
BrE BrE//læmpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//læmpt//
 
past participle lamped
BrE BrE//læmpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//læmpt//
 
-ing form lamping
BrE BrE//ˈlæmpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæmpɪŋ//
 
 
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(British English, informal) to hit somebody very hard lamp somebody The guy lamped me. lamp somebody something I'd have lamped her one! Word Origin Middle English: via Old French from late Latin lampada, from Latin lampas, lampad- ‘torch’, from Greek.