- with force or violence.
- greatly; extremely.
- to an unreasonable, excessive, or surprising degree: He attacked the job with a vengeance.
Origin of vengeance
British Dictionary definitions for with a vengeance
Word Origin for vengeance
Idioms and Phrases with with a vengeance (1 of 2)
with a vengeance
With great violence or energy; also, to an extreme degree. For example, The cottage was filthy and Ruth began cleaning with a vengeance, or December has turned cold with a vengeance. This expression was first recorded in 1533. Also see with a will.
Idioms and Phrases with with a vengeance (2 of 2)
see with a vengeance.