lynch - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/lɪntʃ/
present tense
I/you/we/theylynch
he/she/itlynches
present participlelynching
past tenselynched
past participlelynched
  1. to kill someone by hanging them by the neck, even though they have not been proved guilty of any crime

derived word

lynching

noun [countable/uncountable]
singularlynching
plurallynchings