[ lasht ]
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  1. having lashes or eyelashes, especially of a specified kind or description (usually used in combination): long-lashed blue eyes.

Origin of lashed

First recorded in 1770–80; lash1 + -ed3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use lashed in a sentence

  • Two or three deep-eyed, long-lashed Monegasque men smiled at her kindly, as Monegasque men and Italians smile at all children.

  • A fifty-mile breeze lashed us spitefully, tugging at our shirt-sleeves and drowning our voices, while we halted on that pinnacle.

    Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • The big ocean liners lashed to port and starboard cut us off from air as well as light and one of them is loaded with Cheddar.

  • The driver wanted no directions, but lashed his horse into full speed without the delay of an instant.

  • Then we packed, placed the sullen captives in the saddle with hands lashed stoutly, mounted our horses and recrossed the river.

    Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair

British Dictionary definitions for lashed (1 of 2)


/ (læʃʃt) /

  1. British informal intoxicated; drunk

British Dictionary definitions for -lashed (2 of 2)


  1. having eyelashes as specified: long-lashed

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