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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)

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  • Any act of violence inflicted by a mob upon the body of another person. (noun)
  • Present participle of lynch. (verb)

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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."