informal they took off after him, caught him, and gave him a hiding
beating, battering, thrashing, thumping, pounding, pummelling, drubbing, slapping, smacking, spanking, hammering, cuffing, thwacking, mauling, pelting;
informal licking, belting, bashing, pasting, lathering, larruping, walloping, whacking, clobbering, tanning, biffing, bopping, horsewhipping
North American informal whaling
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