- to burst into or resort to verbal or physical attack
- (British, informal) to be extravagant, as in spending
Example Sentences Including 'lash out'
First thing he did when we got in the ring was whirl round and lash out with a backward kick.
Sun, News of the World (1999)
For $565 you can lash out on a chrome contraption from design guru Philippe Starck.
He wanted to swear, to curse... to lash out in frustration.
I am hurting, and I want to lash out , share the pain, dilute my own grief.
LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)
It was an angry reaction to lash out against the child," she said.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The US decision prompted Mr Clifford to lash out in the company's magazine.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
Usually it involves little more than walking around in a fairly purposeful way while asleep, although sleepwalkers may lash out if awoken.
New Scientist (2004)
When Guy picks you up you don't lash out because it's a long way down if he drops you.
When Victorian industrialists made money -- mountains of money -- they tended to lash out.
The Other British Isles
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