1. [ noun ] beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
Synonyms: whipping tanning flagellation flogging
Related terms: beating self-flagellation horsewhipping flog flagellate
2. [ adjective ] violently urging on by whipping or flogging

"looked at the lashing riders"

Related terms: violent
3. [ noun ] rope that is used for fastening something to something else

"the boats were held together by lashings"

Related terms: rope fastener
Similar spelling:   lashings