Lashings of something means a large quantity or amount of it. [mainly British, informal] [+ of] ⇒ Serve by cutting the scones in half and spreading with jam and lashings of clotted cream. ⇒ ...lashings of slapstick comedy.
2. countable noun [usu pl] Lashings are ropes or cables that are used to tie one thing to another. ⇒ We made a tour of the yacht, checking lashings and emergency gear. 3. countable noun If you refer to someone's comments as a lashing, you mean that they are very critical and angry. ⇒ He never grew used to the lashings he got from the critics.
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