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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To drive on rashly; to go to excess.
  • v. To exaggerate; to boast.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To drive on rashly; to go to excess; hence, to exaggerate; to boast.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To exaggerate; boast or vaunt too much.
  • To proceed to excess.


over- +‎ lash. Compare English dialect lash extravagant, lashing lavish. (Wiktionary)


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