Lynch


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Lynch

  • (verb) (of a group of people) kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging; “six policemen were lynched by angry crowds”

Lynch meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • बिना मुकदमे मार डालना, सज़ा

Lynch Origin

  • mid 19th century: from Lynch’s law, named after Capt. William Lynch, head of a self-constituted judicial tribunal in Virginia circa 1780.

Lynch in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • This could very well pave way for lynch mobs to attack me once I am out of the studio.
  • Hyena rescued from Agra village lynch mob.
  • Without a trial, the mob decided to lynch the accused.
  • As a hate crime, they lynched the man from a tree. He hung there with a noose around his neck and a blank expression on his face.
  • The crowd, angry at his treachery, decided to lynch him.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of lynch

  • lynch — inch by inch (jammen se upar)… latka diya ped se…

Lynch Pronunciation


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