verb (used without object), lunged, lung·ing.
verb (used with object), lunged, lung·ing.
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Origin of lunge1
Words nearby lunge
Definition for lunge (2 of 2)
noun, verb, lunged, lung·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for lunge
There’s a power component to every movement we make, whether that’s a ski turn, a quick jump over a felled tree, or a lunge for a distant climbing hold.
To increase the intensity, he suggests performing lunges or step-ups with weights or a backpack.Indoor exercises to prepare you for hiking the great outdoors|Pam Moore|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Trying to grab objects on the ground required an awkward lunge.Current spacesuits won’t cut it on the moon. So NASA made new ones.|Neel Patel|December 29, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Even in the pre-recorded classes, I didn’t want to let him down by not pedaling at the right speed or phoning it in on my alternating lunges.NordicTrack’s connected workout bike puts the focus on competing against yourself|Stan Horaczek|October 15, 2020|Popular Science
Other solid choices are bodyweight squats and lunges, single-leg deadlifts, pushups, forearm planks, and hollow holds.It’s time to add video games to your workout routine|John Kennedy|September 30, 2020|Popular Science
I imagine he made an ungainly lunge at her, which she again rejected and which left her seriously upset.Beethoven in Love: The Woman Who Captivated the Young Composer|John Suchet|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dawn Hochsprung was a beloved principal who lost her life trying to lunge at the gunman.Newtown Victims: Dawn Hochsprung, Vicki Soto & More|Nina Strochlic|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Think like a fencer: parry on Medicare; lunge at the stimulus.
In effect, what I did was lunge and force the issue, thereby ruining the mood.
From the movement behind him Marius guessed almost by instinct that Garnache had drawn back for a lunge.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Althotas eyed the speaker like a fencer watching his antagonist make a lunge which lays him open to defeat.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
But this only exasperated the old man the more, and he made a lunge at the confidence man's throat.Gallegher and Other Stories|Richard Harding Davis
It whipped around and made a lunge at Songbird's foot, but the youth was too nimble and leaped on the bed.The Rover Boys on the Farm|Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)
As Scotty yelled, Colin vaguely—for everything seemed reeling about him—saw Hank lunge with the long steel lance.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries|Francis Rolt-Wheeler