lambaste lambaste  /ˌlæm ˈbæst/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) beat with a cane
  2. (v) censure severely or angrily

Usage(s):

  1. I was tired of hearing government ministers lambaste the likes of me as irresponsible scroungers.
  2. Potter is now the only health-insurance insider to lambaste on the record the industry's motives.
  3. We get to lambaste a President, his military failures, his rationale for fighting, his domestic policies and any number of other things.

News

  • This Is What Apple’s Paying Music Labels on iTunes Radio

    Earlier this week, Pink Floyd members Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason dropped a bomb on Internet radio service Pandora for lobbying Congress to scale back what artists get paid, calling the service an “Internet royalty ripoff.” Pandora fired back with a double-edged love-and-lambaste letter, praising Pink Floyd while at the same time suggesting the band’s members had been duped by the ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Techland

Quotes

  1. "It is hypocritical of the ANC and its alliance partners to praise Judge [Chris] Nicholson's ruling and then to lambaste the NPA's decision to appeal it," Zille said.
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Helen Zille Source: The Times

  2. "Critics tend to lambaste bands who don't show some development," says Greg Kot, Chicago Tribune music critic and co-host of syndicated public radio show Sound Opinions. "The Ramones, Motorhead and AC/DC have shown that you can make the same...
    on Oct 19, 2008 By: Greg Kot Source: USA Today

  3. Asked about the CAG's strong criticism of the implementation, Gandhi said, "I don't think it is fair to lambaste the programme. It has had very good results in certain areas, but has had poor results in other areas."
    on Feb 28, 2008 By: Rahul Gandhi Source: Sahara Samay

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