Student Thesaurus

One entry found for lambaste.
Entry Word: lambaste
Function: verb
Text: or lambast
1 to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings <the director lambasted them for forgetting their lines during the final dress rehearsal> -- see SCOLD
2 to criticize harshly and usually publicly <critics across the country lambasted the new film for its uncalled-for violence> -- see ATTACK 2
3 to strike repeatedly <stern schoolmasters who lambasted the boys for the smallest violation of the rules> -- see BEAT 1