Meaning of lynching in English
Definitions1. putting a person to death by mob action without due process of law
- « As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching. » Carter G. Woodson
- « I rise today to offer a formal and heartfelt apology to all the victims of lynching in our history, and for the failure of the United States Senate to take action when action was most needed. » George Allen
- « It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important. » Martin Luther King, Jr.
- « Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice. » Henry Louis Gates