Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To strike or hit out; make a sudden attack or outburst.
  • n. A lashing or striking out; an outburst; an outbreak.

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Examples

  • Sarah continues to get "softball" questions and continue with her outlash of the media outlets but all keep her front and center – she is laughing at you guys for free media attention and Advertizing her stupidity daily.

    Palin: 'I will forever question' Rev. Wright strategy

  • Of course he changed his tune, since nobody else will probably hire him for fear of outlash from all miorities (not only hispanics).

    Fueling speculation, Dobbs appears to soften on key issue

  • So the object in the cross-hairs of FFA's recent outlash is the reality show about everyday Muslims, set in the heavily Muslim community of Dearborn Michigan.

    Christian Piatt: All-American Muslims, Meet Un-Christ-Like Christians

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    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Newsweek's populist outlash against Wall Street and banks: A Year After the Financial Crash by Niall Ferguson

  • I'm sorry that you didn't get your name in the Batt last week, but did you really have to create such an outlash because of it?

    Deutschgate in the Media

  • I wrote a bit on this topic as well, and compared it with the public outlash to the state legislature in Pennsylvania, USA when some politicians there similarly tried to suggest that the laws shouldn't apply to them.

    You Either Believe in Freedom of Information Or You Don't

  • But underneath the silence there was an outlash of hatred and vindictiveness: she wished that the marriage might make two others wretched, besides herself.

    Daniel Deronda

  • We cannot speak a loyal word and be meanly silent; we cannot kill and not kill in the same moment; but a moment is wide enough for the loyal and mean desire, for the outlash of a murderous thought and the sharp backward stroke of repentance.

    Daniel Deronda

  • "It's actually been going on quite awhile, but this year, because of the certain political stance of the particular ad that CBS agreed to air, you're seeing a little bit of an outlash come from the opposition," Byrne said.

    News10Now - TOP STORIES

  • I'm pretty sure the praising of Cain/Panda/Lincecum make up for the more-than-occasional outlash at Renteria

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