[ lam-bey-stid, -ba- ]

  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.

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

Origin of lambasted


Words Nearby lambasted Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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