Synonyms of lam in English:


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1‘the usher lammed me on the head with his flashlight’

hit, strike, slap, smack, cuff, punch, beat, thrash, thump, batter, belabour, drub, hook, pound, smash, slam, welt, pummel, hammer, bang, knock, swat, whip, flog, cane, sucker-punch, rain blows on, give someone a beating, give someone a drubbing, give someone a good beating, give someone a good drubbing, box someone's ears
informal whack, wallop, bash, biff, bop, clout, clip, clobber, sock, swipe, crown, lick, beat the living daylights out of, give someone a hiding, give someone a good hiding, belt, tan, lay one on, lay into, pitch into, lace into, let someone have it, knock into the middle of next week, whomp, deck, floor
British informal stick one on, dot, slosh, twat, welly
North American informal slug, boff, bust, whale
Australian, New Zealand informal dong, quilt, king-hit
literary smite, swinge
dated baste, buffet, birch