lash lash  /ˈlæʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
  2. (n) leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip
  3. (n) a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object
  4. (v) beat severely with a whip or rod
  5. (v) lash or flick about sharply
  6. (v) strike as if by whipping
  7. (v) bind with a rope, chain, or cord

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. For $350, a Shu Uemura lash stylist will provide the ultimate service to amplify your eyes: extensions.
  2. Lash after lash, lash after lash, lash after lash.
  3. For us, they toiled in sweatshops and settled the West; endured the lash of the whip and plowed the hard earth.

News

  1. Beauty Trend: Taylor Swift, January Jones and More Stars Rock Teal Eyeliner

    Teal eyeliner is having a moment. Last night Taylor Swift and January Jones both lined their lower lash lines in ocean blue hues. While the Mad Men actress just displayed a subtle...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: E! Online

  2. Melissa McCarthy Responds (Finally) To That Ugly Rex Reed Review

    When Melissa McCarthy didn’t lash back after New York Observer film critic Rex Reed’s out-of-bounds review of Identity Thief back in February — in which out of the blue and most cruelly he called the actress “tractor-sized” and “a gimmick comedian who has devoted her short career to being obese and obnoxious with equal success” — Deadline’s Mike Fleming did . (So did her Bridesmaids director ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Deadline Hollywood

  3. Shares, dollar retreat on central bank worries

    By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar and world equity markets retreated on Wednesday as persistent concerns about central banks' support for their economies - and financial markets - weighed ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Rice said US allies need to show the Russian leadership that Moscow is wrong in its view that "if you pressure free nations enough - if you bully, threaten and lash out - we will cave in, and forget, and eventually concede."
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "I tried to mix myself up to use it smartly, work the angles, not let him get into a rhythm out there where he feels like he can just go for it, lash out on a few," Hewitt said. "I felt like I was playing on my terms."
    on Aug 28, 2007 By: Lleyton Hewitt Source: Forbes

  3. McDowell said: "It lacks a bit of rough, so you can give it a bit of a lash of the tee, but you've got to be super smart coming into these greens. They were quite generous with the pins today, so there was a little bit of a score to be had but...
    on Mar 13, 2008 By: Graeme McDowell Source: Irish Times

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