Synonyms of lashing


1. whipping, tanning, flogging, lashing, flagellation, beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking

usage: beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

2. lashing, rope, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing

usage: rope that is used for fastening something to something else; "the boats were held together by lashings"


1. flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce, beat, beat up, work over

usage: beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"

2. lash, swing, sway

usage: lash or flick about sharply; "The lion lashed its tail"

3. whip, lash, strike

usage: strike as if by whipping; "The curtain whipped her face"

4. lash, tie, bind

usage: bind with a rope, chain, or cord; "lash the horse"


1. lashing, violent (vs. nonviolent)

usage: violently urging on by whipping or flogging; "looked at the lashing riders"

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Definition and meaning of lashing (Dictionary)