lambasted

[ lam-bey-stid, -ba- ]

adjective
  1. having been strongly or severely criticized:Unfortunately, a very weak script and lackluster direction resulted in a critically lambasted film and poor box office.

verb
  1. the simple past tense and past participle of lambaste.

Origin of lambasted

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How to use lambasted in a sentence

  • To be lambasted with a dried codfish was such an unheard-of thing that Rilla could not face it.

    Rainbow Valley | Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Im thoroughly lambasted and convinced and mighty glad of it.

    The Wasted Generation | Owen Johnson
  • You just laid for that one, and lambasted it out where the buttercups and daisies grow.

    Batting to Win | Lester Chadwick
  • I have added to my unpopularity by the manner in which I lambasted the repressionist element in the campaign just closed.

    The Hindered Hand | Sutton E. Griggs
  • When I used to thry and sing in choorch, the ould gintleman always lambasted me for filing the saw on Sunday.

    The Cave in the Mountain | Lieut. R. H. Jayne