- Lynch is defined as for a mob to murder someone without a proper trial.
An example of lynch is for a group of individuals to hang a person who has not been found guilty at a trial.
Origin: from lynch law
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transitive verb lynched, lynch·ing, lynch·es
Origin: Short for lynch law.
- lynchˈer noun
- lynchˈing noun
, John Known as “Jack.” 1917-1999.