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
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.
Then with a lunge he drove the knife into Gulden's burly neck.The Border Legion|Zane Grey
You have only to lean it against a certain point in a man's anatomy, lunge ever so little and the whole thing is done.The Evil Shepherd|E. Phillips Oppenheim
St. George made a lunge toward the speaker as if to strike him.Kennedy Square|F. Hopkinson Smith
The steel rings, the bucklers clash, the parry and lunge pass and answer too swift for the sight.Essays in Little|Andrew Lang
He was called the best swords man at Saint-Cyr: he has the devil of a lunge.Gerfaut, Complete|Charles de Bernard