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(used before a noun) Having an extremely or inordinately loud or strong voice, as of someone with very robust lungs. Despite her petite frame, the leather-lunged lead singer was able to shake the audience with her soulful outpourings.

lunge at someone or something

to jump or dive at someone or something. The dog lunged at the man, but he got out of the way without getting bitten. The dog lunged at the bicycle.
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lunge for someone or something

to charge or jump at someone or something; to attack someone or something. The mugger lunged for her, but she dodged him. Ted lunged for the door, but Bill beat him to it.
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BODY PUMP (lunges) HERE'S another great Body Pump exercise for you to add to your growing workout - the lunge.
THE STAR: Stoke's beef and brawn proved an effective counter to Boro's more refined approach until Amdy Faye was deservedly sent off for a two-footed lunge on Mohamed Shawky.
Step 2: Exhale and lower raised leg, extending your foot far enough behind you so that you can end in a backward lunge, with left supporting leg bent and balanced so that knee is directly over heel.
Is there a single person out there (er, besides myself) who does not bear the scars of the abortive lunge, the pain of the puckered lips which failed to land?
BACKWARD LUNGES Stand on a low box and step back with one foot.
The nude antics continued when he sprinted towards the home fans at Dunfermline's East End Park and did another agonising lunge on the newly-installed pitch.
Garda Sheehan also claimed he saw Byrne lunge at Sgt John O'Sullivan when he told him to get back into his seat in the directors' box.
Look at Wednesday's lunge on Graeme Le Saux, put your hand on your heart and deny you didn't enjoy the petulant poseur getting a well-deserved come-uppance.
Tottenham's Stephen Clemence was fortunate to escape serious injury after Bowyer's horrific six-studded lunge into his chest in the Battle of Elland Road.
Dressed in Steven Powsner's bell-bottom costumes, Munisteri and four mod companions (Edna de Beer, Kristin McNutt, Kathryn Tufano, and Lisa Wheeler) pose, lunge, and spin before collapsing in a pile.
Steve Sedgley floated the free-kick, awarded for Stuart's lunge at Claus Thomsen, just inside the post.
Said Curbishley: "I have no sympathy for defenders who make that sort of lunge.
The officer turned to leave and the inmate made what appeared to be a lunge toward the officer.
Rev the engine: Standing with feet together, lunge back with front foot fully on floor and knee above ankle, back foot with heel off floor and straight leg.