meaning of belabour

belabour meaning in Etymology Dictionary

chiefly British English spelling of belabor (q.v.); for spelling, see -or.

belabour meaning in General Dictionary

to function at or even to ridiculous length

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  • beat soundly
  • attack verbally with harsh critique

Sentence Examples with the word belabour

She had also visions of another description: she was shown hell with its horrors, and the devil would sit upon her breviary, belabour her with blows, and fill her cell with imps.

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