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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.
See also: lunge

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.
See also: lunge
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Faulds left but returned two hours later and lunged towards Mr Denton with the knife which had a 12-inch blade.
He brandished a knife and lunged, but the victim moved out of the way and pressed a panic button.
She lunged at him with the knife when police were called.
Noticing that the whales' mouths inflated almost like a parachute as they engulfed the krill, Goldbogen tracked down parachute aerodynamics expert Jean Potvin to help them build a mathematical model to calculate the forces acting on the whales as they lunged.
Danielle was said to have lunged for the singer in a bid to get her to sign a DVD cover.
They decided he had lunged at customer Robert Sullivan who suffered minor injuries after going to help in a incident where china was being thrown around.
When the Pcs arrived he lunged at them before they wrestled him to the ground.
He choked on his own vomit as two male members of staff and a female colleague held him down after he lunged at them during an argument.
The altered female flies lunged like males, regardless of the sex of the fly they fought.
The dogs were coming at full force toward us, then they lunged,'' Ortiz said.
The vehicle lunged forward, injuring another soldier and damaging other equipment near the vehicle.
Outside, Beale lunged at Corley, attempting to stab him, and Corley shot Beale in the groin and leg.
A SHOPKEEPER who lunged at a shoplifter who bit him on the finger was bound over to keep the peace.
Laver, of Springfield Gardens, Morganstown, Cardiff, lunged at Mr King at the Ty Nant pub, Morganstown, before grabbing his throat and punching him in the incident on February 3, the jury was told.
Their arms sliced the air with sharp, intricate, geometric design as they lunged, piqued, pranced, or merely walked through their paces.