Synonyms for lambaste
- lash into
- rake over the coals
- read the riot act
- rip into
Antonyms for lambaste
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LAMBASTE
You say a word, Codfish, and I'll lambaste the life out of you!
Now, ef you want me to lambaste ye, I'm the man to do it, an' do it hahnsome.
Ef I catches him in my o'cha'd ag'in, I'll lambaste him good.
Say, Mr. Peel, if you ever have occasion to lambaste Watski again, just call to me.
Jake, who's been itching to lambaste the man, says 's-far's he can see, it was the poolroom man who did all the talking.
An' then, whoop they come over to England, an' they lambaste the Anglo-Saxons, an' talk to 'em about 'honneur.'
They lambaste impartially and with a certain Irish delight in doing the job thoroughly.
This was the first time he had ever touched a book—when he picked up one to lambaste these boys with it.
And som I, excipt whin its yer dooty to lambaste the ither chap, as whin he drops a hint that he doesnt think yere able to doot.
1630s, from lam (1590s, ultimately from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse lemja "to beat, to lame") + baste "to thrash" (see baste). Related: Lambasted; lambasting.