Associations to the word «Lash»
LASH, noun. The thong or braided cord of a whip, with which the blow is given.
LASH, noun. (obsolete) A leash in which an animal is caught or held; hence, a snare.
LASH, noun. A stroke with a whip, or anything pliant and tough.
LASH, noun. A stroke of satire or sarcasm; an expression or retort that cuts or gives pain; a cut.
LASH, noun. A hair growing from the edge of the eyelid; an eyelash.
LASH, noun. In carpet weaving, a group of strings for lifting simultaneously certain yarns, to form the figure.
LASH, noun. In British English, it refers to heavy drinking with friends, (i.e. We were out on the lash last night)
LASH, verb. (transitive) To strike with a lash; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one.
LASH, verb. (transitive) To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash.
LASH, verb. (transitive) To throw out with a jerk or quickly.
LASH, verb. (transitive) To scold; to berate; to satirize; to censure with severity.
LASH, verb. (intransitive) To ply the whip; to strike.
LASH, verb. (intransitive) To utter censure or sarcastic language.
LASH, verb. (intransitive) (of rain) To fall heavily, especially in the phrase lash down
LASH, verb. (transitive) To bind with a rope, cord, thong, or chain, so as to fasten.
LASH, adjective. (obsolete) Remiss, lax.
LASH, adjective. (obsolete) Relaxed.
LASH, adjective. Soft, watery, wet.
LASH, adjective. (Ulster) excellent, wonderful
LASH, adjective. Drunk.
LASH CURLER, noun. An eyelash curler
LASH DOWN, verb. (transitive) To secure with ropes; to tie down
LASH DOWN, verb. (intransitive) To rain heavily.
LASH LINE, noun. Area of the eyelid containing the roots of the eyelashes
LASH LINES, noun. Plural of lash line
LASH OUT, verb. To suddenly attack violently
LASH OUT, verb. To make a fierce verbal attack
LASH UP, verb. (transitive) (informal) To construct in a shoddy, makeshift manner.
LASH, noun. Any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids.
LASH, noun. Leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip.
LASH, noun. A quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object; "the whip raised a red welt".
LASH, verb. Beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced".
LASH, verb. Lash or flick about sharply; "The lion lashed its tail".
LASH, verb. Strike as if by whipping; "The curtain whipped her face".
LASH, verb. Bind with a rope, chain, or cord; "lash the horse".
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.