Definition of "lynching" []

  • (of a mob) to punish (a person) for some supposed offence by hanging without a trial (verb)
  • Execution of a person by mob action without due process of law, especially hanging (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Any act of violence inflicted by a mob upon the body of another person. (noun)
  • Present participle of lynch. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lynching" in a sentence
  • "That is why so many took to the social networks and used the term lynching without apology."
  • "COOPER: Roland, Illinois Congressman Bobby Rush used the term lynching today."
  • "COOPER: Roland, the Illinois congressman Bobby Rush used the term lynching today."