To execute without due process of law, especially to hang, as by a mob.
We were going to lynch Mr. Clyde because he didn't have a new shipment of potatoes last sundee.
by Lefty July 1, 2003
1. When an angry mob publicly beats or executes an individual or small group of individuals who have not received fair representation under the law.

This is the original meaning of the word and was made popular by whites during the period of slavery in the Southern US.

The term is still used today by skinheads and the KKK.

2. To gain possession of an item, either rightfully or by stealing it.

1. KKK leader: Alright boys, let's go lynch some niggers!
2. Alex: Hey Bob, lynch me one of them cookies!
by Alex1010 April 12, 2009
Any sort of extralegal justice that involves a mob killing someone in an unusually painful or public way
They lynched the big negro for no particular reason
by vince hamo September 25, 2003
Managing to somehow fuck up things that are impossible to fuck up, like opening a door, pouring a glass of water, etc.
Bob: What'd you do to your hand?
Bill: I pulled a Lynch this morning trying to get a glass of water, I broke the glass and the sink...
by bronco 2 December 6, 2009
verb. to give half-ass effort while playing tennis.
Example 1: "Dude, you totally missed that. Stop Lynching it on the court"
by thetennisplayer April 4, 2011
my last name also means to hang someone or stone them to death
by zack September 28, 2003
A lynch is a anglio-algarvian nick name for a smoking utensil filled with 1.weed/ hash 2.Salvia divinorum 3.Crack cocaine.

it is usually lit with a torch lighter.
by Morassa November 24, 2010